An artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: HandoutAn artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: Handout
An artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: Handout

Japan shoots for moon with Toyota rover plans – joining US, China, India on lunar quest

  • Amid renewed global interest in moon exploration, the carmaking giant has unveiled a road map to develop a vehicle for the country’s space agency
  • Analysts say the state-of-the-art rover will allow Tokyo to begin exploiting the moon’s resources – starting as early as 2029

Topic |   Japan
An artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: HandoutAn artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: Handout
An artist's impression of Toyota's proposed lunar rover for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. Photo: Handout
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