Moon buggy facts for kids
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric LitwinGroovy Joe was living the dream.
He had a spoon and tub of doggy ice cream.
And he started to sing:
Love my doggy ice cream! Love my doggy ice cream!
Eric Litwin, author of the bestselling and beloved Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, and bestselling artist Tom Lichtenheld, illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, have created a captivating new canine character who will groove his way into readers hearts and have them grooving and giggling all the while. In his debut adventure, Groovy Joe faces three roaring dinosaurs hungry for his doggy ice cream! Oh no! But Joe knows just what to do and soon enough he has them all sharing while moving and singing along.
Signature rhyme, repetition, and musical writing style, combined with wild and witty illustrations come together to create an unforgettable new character who embodies positivity, creativity, and kindness. Groovy Joe is here, ready to get groovy! Download your FREE Groovy Joe songs, written and performed by Eric Litwin, at groovyjoestories.scholastic.com.
7 Things you didn’t know about the Moon-buggy – video
Apollo 15, which launched on July 26, , marked the beginning of NASA's most challenging crewed missions to the moon. This mission featured the longest stay yet on the lunar surface, three moonwalks and the first use of a "moon buggy," or lunar rover. Only two more crewed missions followed after Apollo Apollo 16 and Apollo In the training for Apollo 15, the mission's three astronauts put an emphasis on geological work. They spent many hours in the field learning how to identify different types of rocks and formations.
The Lunar Roving Vehicle LRV was an electric vehicle designed to operate in the low-gravity vacuum of the Moon and to be capable of traversing the lunar surface, allowing the Apollo astronauts to extend the range of their surface extravehicular activities. Each rover was used on three traverses, one per day over the three day course of each mission., Without any winds, the sunny side is hotter than boiling water, but the night side is colder than anywhere on Earth minus degrees Celsius.
The surface of the moon very varied. It has large areas of fine dust as well as rocky areas. The land varies from being completely flat to steeply sloped and there are bumps and large craters with steep sides. The latest information leads scientists to believe that there is ice at the poles! Look at the size of the wheels compared to the size of the rocks. It must be very difficult to remotely control a vehicle in terrain like this.