The power is 355 hp and the mileage on a single charge is 400 km. Canoo LV, the official electric vehicle of NASA’s lunar mission, is announced

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration USA has named a vehicle that will be used to deliver astronauts to the launch pad for the lunar mission rockets «Artemis» («Artemis»). The electric minivan Lifestyle Vehicle (LV) of the American startup Canoo became such a vehicle.

Canoo LV will carry fully equipped astronauts, as well as support personnel and special equipment. Electric cars will join NASA fleet in the middle of 2023, when the active phase of «Artemis 2» mission starts, in which it is supposed to make a full flight around the moon on the «Orion» spacecraft. It is expected that the landing of a man on the moon will not occur before 2025.

Canoo LV will be equipped with a single electric motor on the rear axle (its power will be 355 hp), allowing it to accelerate to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds. The maximum range on a single charge will be about 400 km. The electric cars will be produced at facilities in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Only in 2023 Canoo is going to release 14 thousand to 17 thousand copies of LV. Prices for «space minivans» will range from 34.7 to 49.9 thousand dollars.  

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