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Toyota heading to moon with cruiser, robotic arms and dreams

The vehicle being developed with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is called Lunar Cruiser

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Lunar Cruiser is based on the idea that people eat, work, sleep and communicate with others safely in cars, and the same can be done in outer space (Photo: Company)

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Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040 and then go live on Mars, company officials said Friday.

The vehicle being developed with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is called Lunar Cruiser, whose name pays homage to the Toyota Land Cruiser sport utility vehicle. Its launch is set for the late 2020's.
 
The vehicle is based on the idea that people eat, work, sleep and communicate with others safely in cars, and the same can be done in outer space,

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First Published: Jan 29 2022 | 12:18 AM IST

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