09.11.09 - To prepare for human exploration of the moon and other destinations in our solar system, NASA is conducting a field test of rovers and equipment at an Earthly site in the Arizona desert.
06.12.09 - NASA robots soon will begin exploring the dusty, rocky terrain of a barren desert on Earth much like the moon.
06.13.08 - Conditions on the moon will be harsher, but prototype NASA robotic vehicles braved sand storms and unprecedented temperature swings this month on sand dunes near Moses Lake, Wash., to prepare for future lunar expeditions.
05.29.08 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- News media are invited to a trek on the moon -- or at least an earthly approximation of one.
07.20.07 - Two NASA robots are surveying a rocky, isolated polar desert within a crater in the Arctic Circle in a study that will help scientists learn how robots could evaluate potential outposts on the moon or Mars.