California moon enthusiasts remotely control 700-pound planetary rover in Kailua-Kona: Big Island Now

The 700-pound rover wasn’t on the moon — it was on rugged volcanic terrain that mimics the lunar surface in Kailua-Kona. The drivers operating the rover were not in Hawaii, but more than 2,000 miles away in California. During a space exploration simulation Wednesday, 15 drivers from private industry and academia remotely navigated the PISCES … Read more