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My robot will dig lunar soil by opening the ball on the trunk to pinch and scoop it. It will then close the ball and raise the trunk to let the dust slide down through it to the protected cargo area. The trunk can retract into the robot’s body when empty. My robot will transport a lot of dirt to the base each trip. At home base, the lunar dust will get sucked into the base facility by a vacuum through a tube at the vehicle’s rear that can be closed when the vehicle is in motion. The robot will receive power from folding solar panels on its top. To minimize lunar dust, the payload will be kept inside the vehicle from the point of collection to delivery at the base, and will use the strategy of charging a stainless steel mesh around sensitive areas.