Stick controller and instrument panel with multiple switches and controls.

Lunar Roving Vehicle Stick Controller and Instrument Panel
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The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) was a battery powered "dune buggy" taken to the Moon on Apollo missions 15, 16, and 17. The LRV was stowed on the descent stage of the Lunar Module and deployed upon arrival at the lunar surface. The LRV was operated with a "stick controller," rather than a steering wheel, and could move forward and backwards. Highlighted in this image is the instrument panel and stick controller of the Lunar Roving Vehicle.




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