Remember the all-electric Canoo Crew Transportation Vehicles (CTVs) that were teased last year? The company officially delivered three of the EVs to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week and will eventually be used to transport astronauts to the launchpad for the Artemis Moon missions.
These electric vehicles were designed specifically to carry fully suited astronauts, flight support crew, and equipment to the launchpad. Boasting an exclusive interior and exterior design that will not only provide astronaut and crew with comfort, but also safety while on the nine-mile journey to the launchpad at Kennedy Space Center. Artemis II is set to become the first crewed mission of the program and planned to launch November 2024.
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We are thrilled to be a part of the Artemis missions and to deliver NASA’s first zero-emission built for mission crew transportation vehicles. It’s a very proud day for Canoo and all of our partners who worked so hard to ensure we perform our part to transport the astronauts for the first nine miles of every launch,” said Tony Aquila, Chairman and CEO, Canoo.