Artemis Sr

Canadian Space Agency's analogue testing terrain

Canadian Space Agency's analogue testing terrain

Rover Artemis Sr

Artemis Sr - Medium-weight terrestrial prototype of a lunar rover

  • Description: This rover is a medium-weight terrestrial prototype of a lunar rover that can go almost everywhere. Of all the CSA's rover, Artemis Sr is the vehicle that can surmount the highest obstacles.
  • Target destination: Moon
  • Size (Length, width, height): 2.83 m x 2.12 m x 0.91 m
  • Mass: 530 kg
  • Speed: 15 km/h top speed
  • Powered by: The rover runs on 2 packs of Lithium-Ion batteries that can provide up to 11.1 kWh of energy
  • Highlights:
    • 8-wheel drive system with a unique wheel system that allows it to turn 360 degrees on the same spot
    • Active suspension that could lift the chassis up to 50 cm from the ground that makes it highly maneuverable, increases stability and allows the rover to spin around without moving
    • Can carry up to 300kg of science equipment
  • Built by: Neptec Design Group. Ontario Drive and Gear, NGC Aerospace, Provectus Robotics Solutions, Crosschasm, Proto Innovations.