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Kyukodai Prepares Lunar Rover For Trip to The Moon

Tests for the first domestic lunar rover, ‘Yaoki,’ was conducted at Kyushu Institute of Technology on Apr. 26. The Tokyo-based startup, Dymon Co., Ltd., spent the past ten years developing the 500-gram, two-wheeled machine. Yaoki will be flown to the moon on an American rocket in the fall of 2021 and is expected to complete the world’s first landing of a lunar rover made by a private organization. Source: NHK

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Published: Apr 28, 2021 / Last Updated: Apr 28, 2021