The NASA ATHLETE is basically a “giant, six-legged robot that could pick up and move a future Moon base thousands of kilometres across the lunar surface.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

NASA is taking development of the robots seriously, as it turns out their multiple-wheeled dexterity make them perfect for carrying mobile habitats across the rocky, uneven lunar terrain. They’ve even been discussed in the most recent mission planning

[via GizmodoNewScientist]