Audi Lunar quattro

Summary

Audi Lunar Quattro

Audi Lunar Quattro (ALQ) is type of small lunar rover created by a team of engineers from Germany, PTScientists, with the support of Audi and a number of scientists and companies from different countries in 2015.[1]

The flight to the Moon is planned for October 2021 onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 two-stage rocket.[2] The rover is made from magnesium-based alloys. The total mass of the lunar rover is 35 kg, and will be capable of a maximum speed of 3.6 km/h. Its four electric motors are powered by solar panels and lithium-ion batteries.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Home". PTScientists. Archived from the original on 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  2. ^ "Press release". mission-to-the-moon.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
  3. ^ Radu, Mihnea (June 25, 2015). "Audi Sending a Rover to the Moon, Competing in Google Lunar XPRIZE". autoevolution.