Moon Buggies: The First Electric Cars in Space

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To expand their range on visits to the moon, astronauts needed a way to travel faster, go farther, and carry more than walking provided. Thankfully, they had the Lunar Roving Vehicle.

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Sources:

https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/lunar/apollo_lrv.html
https://gizmodo.com/the-lunar-rover-was-almost-as-badass-as-the-astronauts-1721379203
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap070720.html
https://www.popsci.com/blog-network/vintage-space/lunar-rover-designing-and-unpacking-car-moon#page-2
https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/missions/apollo/apollo_17/experiments/lspe/

Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aldrin_with_experiment.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:As11-40-5886.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_11_bootprint.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_Buggy_Ap16-KSC-71PC-777.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_16_LM_Orion.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_15_Lunar_Rover_final_resting_place.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Aldrin_Apollo_11_original.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/history/this-week-in-nasa-history-apollo-17-splashes-down-dec-19-1972.html
https://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/october/nasa-mission-points-to-origin-of-ocean-of-storms-on-earth-s-moon/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo15LunarRover2.jpg
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/07/Ap16_rover.ogv
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NASA_Apollo_17_Lunar_Roving_Vehicle.jpg
https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/missions/apollo/apollo_17/experiments/lspe/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moon_South_Pole.jpg
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-illustration-big-vector-set-of-drawings-custom/493556138
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-office-armchair-on-white-isolared-background/127006363
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-video-soars-over-pluto-s-majestic-mountains-and-icy-plains
https://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/lunar_flyovers/

Sounds:

https://freesound.org/s/198072/
https://freesound.org/s/71737/
https://freesound.org/s/88465/
https://freesound.org/s/18868/
https://freesound.org/s/219013/
https://freesound.org/s/133277/

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