The Moonbus is a craft from the World of 2001. It is one of a few crafts being really depicted in the film.
It serves as a passenger transport between two points on the Moon. It has tracks for surface moving, and hover thrusters that make it able to skim over the lunar surface in a manner similar to a helicopter, or make a suborbital ballistic hop. It has enough power even to reach lunar orbit and return from it safely.
|The World of 2001|
Spacecraft: Aquarius | Aquarius Id | Aries | Bondarenko | Centaur-O | Draco | Gagarin | Herculis | Komarov | Komarov-bis | Merkur | Moonbus | Orion | Patsayev | Polaris 1-XE | Rocketbus | Skorpion | Taurus | Titov V | Titov G
Surface bases: Aberporth | Baikonur | Brest | Canberra | Cape Canaveral | Clavius Base | Cuxhaven | Hainan | Kadena AB | Korolevgrad | Lunar Observatory | Moscow | Phobos Base | Port Lowell | Prime Base | Serenitatis Base | Tchalinko | Tranquility Museum | Tycho | Washington