RoveMax M1-F Rover Wheel

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RoveMax M1-F Rover Wheel
Part image
Rover wheel by
Kerbal Motion LLC

Radial size Radial mounted
Cost (total) 500.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.02500 t
Drag 0.2-0.3
Max. Temp. 1200 K
Volume  ?
Impact Tolerance 30 m/s
Research Field science.png Field Science
Unlock cost 7 000 Funds
Since version 1.4.1
Part configuration RoverWheel.cfg
Retractable Yes
Brake torque 0.5 kNm
Steering range 30.0
Max. speed 25.0 m/s
Electricity used 1.0 ⚡/s


This rover wheel has the unique ability of being retractable. It is supposed to be the wheels of the Lunar Roving Vehicle, but is ironically quite hard to fit on a rover that must be small enough to fit on an Apollo lunar lander recreation.

Product description

Designed for the first Munar landings and with the ability to be stowed during launch, the RoveMax M1-F is ideal for smaller rovers where space is a premium.

Kerbal Motion LLC


As of version 1.4.1 this wheel has two textures that can be switched in the editor.

Orange variant
Gray variant
The different variants of the rover wheel


Real-world comparison

The RoveMax M1-F Rover Wheel was inspired by the wheels of the Lunar Roving Vehicle.


  • Added ModuleTestSubject
  • Improved suspension
  • Initial Release