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.
|Size (Length, width, height)||3.23 m x 1.55 m x 2.02 m|
|Speed||40 km/h (top speed)|
|Powered by||Lithium ion batteries|
- Can either be driven by a human onboard or remotely controlled from a control centre
- Capable of carrying two passengers
- Includes a complete suite of vision sensors, (like stereo cameras), a pan-tilt-zoom camera, wide-angle cameras and a laser scanner.
- Under subcontract with MDA for the Lunar Exploration Light Rover, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) developed this electric version of the commercially available off-road vehicle, the BRP Commander.
MDA and Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP).
Photos of rover
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