1965 onwards – Miscellaneous Lunar and Off World Walker Concepts

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4-Legged robot space explorer.

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Robot Rescuing an Astronaut on the Lunar Surface. Robot reminiscent of Odex-1.

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Legged robot turning a valve.

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Model Lunar walker from the French children's book "Permieres Vacances Sur La Lune" [“First Vacation on the Moon”], Marc Heimer – 1967.

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Above: Prediction of life on the moon c1965. Illustration from the book Station "Moon" (Stantsiia "Luna") (1965) .

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Above: Later prediction of life on the moon c1974

For large images of the above two Russian illustrations, see here.


Off World Walker illustrations

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A. Leonov, A. Sokolov  c1965
"Automatic rover on Titan , Saturn's moon ". A novel rolling-wheel propulsion whereby the trailing wheel segment pushes down rolling the rover forwards, then retracts and the next segment repeats the action. There are stabilizing skis on the vehicle.

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A giant walking capsule or  rover on Pluto. Illustration by A. Leonov and A. Sokolov – "Pluto". PREPARATION PRECAUTIONS from  a postcard "Wait for us , the stars" , 1967 (Soviet).

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Off-world walker. From Soviet magazine dated 1969. Most likely illustrated by A. Leonov and A. Sokolov


Marsohod concept – 1976

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Above illustration painted by A. Sokolov.

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Source: here.


See othe Lunar Walkers here.

See other early Space Teleoperators here.

See other early Lunar and Space Robots here.


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