LUVMI Rover (The Lunar Volatiles Mobile Instrumentation rover)
Onboard solar panels generate up to 180W of which more than 50% are available for payloads.
Power cells may store up to 1750Wh of power. 28V nominal, 12V and 5V available upon request.
It features an active chassis system able to adjust the ride height from zero (ground contact) to 30cm.
It is capable of climbing up to 30-degree slopes and clearing up to 30cm obstacles.
Near Side: Direct To Earth, high-speed link (1-2 Mbps)
Far Side: Dependent on Relay Satellite
Local communications to Lander and/or deployed payloads over the UHF band.
1400 x 920 x 800mm
> 80 kg
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In its reference configuration, the LUVMI rover features the following science instruments:
A mass spectrometer
A sub-surface sampling device
Two 3D light field cameras
The LUVMI rover is a four-wheel drive, holonomic platform with independent wheel steering.