Questions about vehicles sent to extraterrestrial bodies, generally for use in data collection.
A rover (or sometimes planetary rover) is a space exploration vehicle designed to move across the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
Rovers are usually unmanned, with the only exception being the Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle which was used by six of the Apollo astronauts on three missions (Apollo 15, 16, 17). The first successful unmanned rover mission was sent to the Moon in 1970 by the former Soviet Union, and there are several current examples of rovers on the Moon and Mars.
This tag is appropriate for any questions related to the past, present or future rover missions to any celestial body. This can include the history, science, technology, and management of the vehicles.