NASA has revealed the Martian “Batmobile”
NASA has revealed the full scale model of the new Rover. As informs edition Daily Mail, the Rover reminds of the Batmobile — a hybrid of a Lamborghini and a tank of a trilogy by Christopher Nolan.
The six-wheeled Rover can carry up to six astronauts, is powered by batteries and is a portable laboratory. The model will never be on Mars. It is designed to test similar Rovers on the Ground and the implementation of popular science programs of NASA in the US.
Nasas new Mars rover concept looks like the Batmobile https://t.co/IGIL2qPMjR pic.twitter.com/Tv6HNnAnzO
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The Rover is made from carbon fiber and aluminium, has a length of 8.5 meters, width 4 meters, and height — 3.4 meters. The mass of the Rover is estimated at 2.25 tons. The Rover is capable of speeds up to 110 kilometers per hour.
Martian “Batmobile” was created by Parker Brothers Concepts at the initiative of NASA. The model was first shown at the exhibition held last week at the Space centre of a name of John Kennedy (Florida, USA).
Currently, the surface of the red planet are the American Mars Rovers Opportunity (2004) and Curiosity (2012). Rover Opportunity — record for the duration of the work, and Curiosity is the most heavy lunar Rover (it weighs 900 kilograms).