Title

The MarsCart: Simple, Reliable, Non-Powered, Field-Maintainable Transportation for Short-Range, Small-Payload Extravehicular Activity on Mars

Published In

Journal of the British Interplanetary Society

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Abstract

A wheeled cart for carrying equipment during human pedestrian exploration of Mars is proposed, based on the authors' experience using similar vehicles in Australia and the Arctic. Improvements over the Apollo 14 Modular Equipment Transporter are highlighted, and essential design elements are described.

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