Japanese company Toyota is building a fancy transport for the astronauts. In it, they will be able to travel on the surface of the moon. At the same time, pilots will not need to drive, because the machine moves at the specified rate on their own.
Astronauts will be able to be in transport without spacesuits, reported in The Guardian.
Toyota and the Japan Agency for space exploration JAXA hope that the cars will be used during the landings on the natural satellite of the Earth in 2029 and 2034 respectively. Meanwhile, six-wheeled transport at a concept stage. However, it is known that he will travel using power from a fuel cell.
The machine can take on Board up to four people. It should be noted that they can safely be in the car for a few weeks.
The machine will accommodate up to four people
It is planned that the Rover will be able to cover distances of up to 10 thousand km., the Chairman of JAXA Hiroshi Yamakawa stressed that manned Rovers with booths – is an element that will play an important role in the full exploration and utilization of the lunar surface.
The development involved the Toyota, and JAXA
Experts believe that in this way Japan wants to play on the restored international interest in lunar exploration.
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