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#1 2020-10-22 20:40:04

SpaceNut
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JAXA Martian moon rovers

First tests for landing the Martian Moons eXploration Rovermartian-moons-exploration-mmx-rover-drop-test-dlr-test-box-hg.jpg

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission will have a German-French rover on board when it is launched in 2024. The rover will land on the Martian moon Phobos and explore its surface for approximately three months.

http://mmx.isas.jaxa.jp/en

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#2 2020-10-22 21:10:14

tahanson43206
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Re: JAXA Martian moon rovers

For SpaceNut re #1

Glad to see this initiative to explore Phobos!

SearchTerm:Phobos Exploration Japan German French

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#3 2021-05-29 03:11:57

Mars_B4_Moon
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Re: JAXA Martian moon rovers

Different designs

Japan is going to put a baseball-sized robot that TRANSFORMS on the moon to explore the lunar surface in 2022
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech … -2022.html

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#4 2021-08-06 07:35:27

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Re: JAXA Martian moon rovers

The Japanese startup ispace raises $46M to support planned moon missions
https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/04/japan … -missions/

Japan space center joins push to settle Mars and beyond
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Scienc … and-beyond

and Japanese Mars missions?
https://twitter.com/mmx_jaxa_en/status/ … 2284678145
Phobos samples

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