Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
NASA/U.S. Geological Survey
Mobile Geological Laboratory
MOLAB participated in a number of navigation, communications and geological studies for both NASA and U. S. Geological Survey before being retired and placed on display. NASA's final rover design was a much lighter of the Lunar Module unit it was time to deploy it on the lunar surface. MOLAB research has also influenced current pressurized rover design concepts.
Length: 18ft (5.49m)
Width: 9.5ft (2.9m)
Height: 10ft (3.05m)
Top Speed 21mph (33.79kmh)
Location. 34° 42.622′ N, 86° 39.258′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Tranquiltiy Base half a mile from Madison Pike, on the left when traveling west. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Army PGM-11 Redstone (here, next to this marker); U.S. Army/NASA Juno II (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Air Force SM-65 Atlas-F (a few steps from this marker); Pathfinder Orbiter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); NASA Skylab (about 400 feet away); U.S. Army PGM-19 Jupiter (about 400 feet away); Cernan • Evans • Schmitt (about 500 feet away); Young • Mattingly • Duke (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . . U.S. Space & Rocket Center. (Submitted on September 26, 2016.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Exploration • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016.