The GROVER acronym stands for two things, Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research.

As the name suggest GROVER is headed to Greenland, on or about June 8th.

GROVER was developed in 2010 and 2011 by teams of students participating in summer engineering boot camps at Goddard. ROVER will be joined on the ice sheet in June by another robot, named Cool Robot, developed nearby at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., with funding from the National Science Foundation.

For more information visit NASA’s GROVER feature in their Looking at Earth site.

Another partnership between NASA and students that will be fun to follow as time goes on.

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