NASA Orders Electric

Trucks But Not From

Elon Musk Tesla

To build an EV that seats eight and covers 50 miles. That shouldn’t be too much to ask.

NASA Needs Canoo

What astronauts drive, I’ll tell you it’s a Corvette because that’s the car every Apollo spaceman had.

If You Ask Me

This job was left to a decked out Clark-Cortez motorhome. But now, NASA has appointed EV maker Canoo to dream up an astronaut transporter for the future.

In the Apollo days

Right away, but does have a deadline for the startup to deliver. NASA needs the new astronaut transportation truck for the launch of its manned Artemis missions.

NASA Isn’t Demanding An EV

To come up with a truck that meets NASA’s needs. But, what are the requirements for a next-generation crew transporter?

This Gives Canoo 15 Months

Space to seat eight, including four fully kitted-out astronauts, a driver, technician, flight operations director and a security.

NASA Says It Must Have

To have a range of 50 miles and can operate for at least eight hours a day. Canoo initially claimed its EVs would manage 250 miles of range.

NASA Needs The New Canoo EV

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