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Honda to join lunar rover project by JAXA

Automaker to provide fuel cell tech for vehicle in U.S.-led Artemis Program

Toyota Motor and JAXA have been jointly developing a 'Lunar Cruiser' for the use of astronauts in outer space missions. (Photo courtesy of JAXA)

TOKYO -- Honda Motor will join the development of a lunar rover by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Nikkei has learned.

Toyota Motor has also been cooperating with JAXA on this project. The agency hopes to boost the development of the vehicle by utilizing Honda's fuel cell technology.

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