The Marsokhod, a joint US and Russia effort, is a teleoperated robotic
vehicle. In the early part of 1993, prototypes of the rover were brought
to NASA Ames Research Center from Russia. Together they were able to
interface the rover successfully to a virtual environment control system.
The rover has since made several missions around the world at locations
which exhibit "mars like" terrain. These include the Kamchatka Peninsula
in Siberia in 1993, Mojave Desert in the United States in 1994, and
most recently at Kilauea Volcano in the United States in 1995.