Audi is sending a Quattro rover to the moon for the Google Lunar XPrize
We visited half Time Scientists last year to visualize out AN earlier version of their four-wheel-drive rover because it motorised across a simulated satellite atmosphere, testing to confirm the rover's optical systems would add the cruel conditions on the moon.
The rover shall henceforward be referred to as the Audi satellite Quattro. It definitely fulfills the naming criteria, with machine freelance drive, and i would say the brushed metal end fits quite showing neatness inside the Audi aesthetic, too.
Audi and half Time Scientists hope to launch the rover to the moon in 2017. Audi
Audi aforesaid in a very announcement weekday it's supporting the half Time Scientists with its data in many technical school fields, "from quattro all-wheel drive and light-weight construction to electrical quality and piloted driving." additionally to power, Audi can hopefully offer the team the funding it must get their rover up wherever it belongs.
Audi and half Time Scientists hope to launch to the moon in 2017. But, with 2 different GLXP groups, Astrobotic and Hakuto, going to build their launch in 2016, Audi could also be coming into the race to a small degree bit late. notwithstanding WHO gets there 1st, we all win.