General Motors co-developed the Lunar Roving Vehicle used in the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions.
Space has long been a familiar place for automakers
A Toyota Tundra tows the space shuttle Endeavor to a California museum in 2012.
Elon Musk sent a Tesla Roadster, "piloted" by a mannequin dubbed Starman, into space in 2018.
Chrysler's alternative space shuttle idea: a "single-stage Earth-orbital reusable vehicle" that could carry a separate crew module.
Chrysler's Space Division built the first stage of the Saturn 1B rocket used in early Apollo missions. The automaker also built Redstone ballistic missiles.
GM's dexterous Robonaut 2 went to the International Space Station.
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