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Space TechnologyPlay
Use 'rover' when discussing vehicles designed for space exploration on different terrains. SlideThe space agency is developing a new rover to navigate the lunar surface.
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Remote OperationPlay
'Rover' implies the vehicle is operated from a distance, not with a person inside. SlideOperators on Earth command the rover's movements on Mars.
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Not Just MarsPlay
While 'Mars rover' is common, rovers can explore other celestial bodies too. SlideScientists are planning to send a rover to explore the icy surface of Europa.