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The SL Commander is an automated all-terrain test-bed for lunar technologies that is able to navigate and drive itself, with or without a human! The SL Commander is a terrestrial vehicle that has been modified to test space technologies to advance their development, which has, in return, helped the development of terrestrial vehicles.

Technical details

Target destination Earth
Size (Length, width, height) 3.23 m x 1.55 m x 2.02 m
Mass 1173 kg
Speed 40 km/h (top speed)
Powered by Lithium ion batteries


Built by

MDA and Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP).

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