Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the moon in 1969. Photo: AP

Nasa abandons robotic rover that would have explored polar region of the moon, causing ‘dismay’ among scientists

It would have been the first US lunar lander since Apollo 17 in 1972, and the first ever US robotic rover on the surface of the moon

Topic |   Space

TOP PICKS

Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the moon in 1969. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE