Arkansas Business: NASA Picks Canoo for Launchpad Transport Vehicles
Electric vehicle maker Canoo Inc., which is moving its headquarters to and opening an advanced manufacturing facility in Bentonville, has won a NASA contract valued at $147,855.
The company will build vehicles to shuttle astronauts to the launchpad for missions to the moon and Mars as part of NASA's Artemis program, Bloomberg reports.
Arkansas Business has reached out to a Canoo spokesperson for comment and will update this story.
The contract was announced on the SAM.gov website and officially awarded on March 31.
According to Tech Times, the vehicle the company makes will need to have a range of at least 50 miles and the capacity to carry eight people.