Toyota, JAXA plan manned rover for lunar exploration – The Asahi Shimbun

by Tetsuya Ishikura

Toyota Motor Corp. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have joined hands to develop the first lunar vehicle that astronauts can use without wearing spacesuits.

JAXA and Toyota said March 12 that they plan to send the pressurized, fuel cell-powered vehicle to the moon in 2029 and hope that a Japanese astronaut will use it to lead a lunar mission…

Reblogged from The Asahi Shimbun

Image courtesy of Toyota/JAXA

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