Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Dad Builds Working Mars Rover for His Son

 |  |  |  |  April 5, 2019


I know that plenty of parents would like to send their kids to Mars, and if you’re gonna do that, do it right. Build them a rover to ride around in. Hell, just build them one to ride around on Earth. That’s what cool dads do. And Kris Temmerman is a cool dad.

I know this, because he built this awesome Mars rover for his son. The Rover steered via a wired controller by Kris as he walks close by, and has six articulated wheels, each with its own motor drive for tackling uneven terrain. To be honest it looks like a really fun off-road vehicle. I wouldn’t mind riding around in this thing if we could up the size, speed, and give it some Bigfoot ties and a killer paint job. You can check out videos of this thing in action, and the build process below:

I bet this is what it looks like as the real deal is tooling around on Mars, except there’s a small alien riding it instead of a child; probably doing donuts and stuff, kicking up red dust. But you’ll never see that because our government doesn’t want us to know. But I do, and I will not be silenced.

[via Laughing Squid via Geekologie]



How Cast Iron Pans Are Made

How Cast Iron Pans Are Made

Warheads Ales + Hard Seltzers

Warheads Ales + Hard Seltzers

Moths in Ultra Slow-Motion

Moths in Ultra Slow-Motion

Bentley Bentayga to Get Optional Carbon Fiber Wheels

Bentley Bentayga to Get Optional Carbon Fiber Wheels

Hands-on with the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali’s Super Cruise Tech

Hands-on with the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali’s Super Cruise Tech

Liberty Walk Lamborghini Aventador Silhouette Works GT-Evo Body Kit Costs More than a Porsche

Liberty Walk Lamborghini Aventador Silhouette Works GT-Evo Body Kit Costs More than a Porsche

Advertisement