All of our childhood dreams just collided.
One part superhero car, one part space voyager, please meet the recently unveiled NASA Mars rover concept. Okay, so this murdered-out tank might not grace the Red Planet for a decade or so, or ever for that matter. But it’s intended to inspire youth to engage in the space program.
But let’s just dream together for a moment, shall we?
Presented at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's Summer of Mars program, the Mars rover concept was built by Florida-based Parker Brothers Concepts, the same company responsible for the Tron
It fits four astronauts with a self-sustaining rear section that can detach from the rest of the vehicle for outings. Atop six wheels — perfect for some serious interplanetary terrain — it’s equipped with plenty of traction slots to withstand the elements.
The menace will be on display at the Visitor Complex through the next few weesk and then take off for a tour
Forget whether there’s life on Mars. By the looks of it, there’s gonna be a full-on party.