"To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon where the passengers can make scientific observations, perhaps land alive, and then return to earth--all that constitutes a wild dream worthy of Jules Verne. I am bold enough to say that such a man-made voyage will never occur regardless of all future advances."
A wheel including an annular hub and a plurality of curved spokes extending radially outward from the hub. Each spoke has an inner base adjacent the hub and an outer tip opposite the base. The wheel further includes an annular rim concentric with the hub and connect...
|7304254||Shock absorbent roller thumb wheel|
A shock absorbing roller thumb wheel is disclosed. The shock absorbing thumb wheel includes a central hub that can be secured to an electro-mechanical switch, a rim encircling the central hub, and force dispersion spokes extending from the central hub and connected ...
|6615885||Resilient wheel structure|
A resilient wheel structure having a rim and a hub interconnected by spokes, wherein the rim is sufficiently stiff to distribute a load to all of the spokes, and wherein the wheel is able to absorb loads in both the radial and axial directions. The rim co...
|5125443||Spring mounted wheel assembly|
A wheel assembly is disclosed having a circular rim that lies in and defines a plane of rotation, a pair of opposed hubs spaced outwardly from the plane of rotation along an axis of rotation of the wheel, the axis of rotation bisecting the plane of rotati...
|4782875||Ground-engaging wheels for vehicles|
A ground-engaging wheel for a vehicle comprises a hub rotatable about a wheel axis, an inextensible wheel rim encircling and spaced from the hub, and a plurality of similar circumferentially spaced spoke assemblies connected between the hub and wheel rim....