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More details are emerging about what exactly will be heading to the Moon as part of NASA’s Artemis program. The Agency recently announced three private partners with its Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program to deliver scientific payloads to the Moon. One of them will be a four-wheeled robotic rover and arts package from Carnegie Mellon University.
“Carnegie Mellon is one of the world’s leaders in robotics. It’s natural that our university would expand its technological footprint to another world,” says J. Michael McQuade, CMU’s vice president of research, in a press statement. “We are excited to expand our knowledge of the moon and develop lunar technology that will assist NASA in its goal of landing astronauts on the lunar