Toyota will spend 10 years perfecting its astronaut moon rover

Steve Dent
Associate Editor
Toyota will spend 10 years perfecting its astronaut moon rover

Japan has an ambitious plan to send men to the moon by 2030 as part of a multinational mission and is determined they'll have a ride when they get there. Japan's space agency JAXA and partner Toyota have revealed that the pressurized, manned lunar rover -- announced earlier this year -- should be ready to launch by 2029.