The HAKUTO-R lunar lander by Japanese startup ispace is on its way ... the first private mission to successfully soft-land on the moon, has completed two "orbital control maneuvers" to date ...
In addition, the lander is carrying an orange-sized sphere from the Japanese Space Agency that will transform into a wheeled robot on the moon. Also flying: a solid-state battery from a Japanese ...
A Japanese startup launched an uncrewed lunar lander from the United States on Dec. 11 in a quest to become the first private-sector company to land a spacecraft on the moon. The craft developed ...
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There is, in other words, a new Moon race. HAKUTO-R Mission 1 was launched on December 11th on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Having climbed beyond the Moon’s orbit, it reaches its apogee of 1.4m ...
The moon will become host to one giant leap in Artificial Intelligence (AI). UAE Rashid Rover with Canada will inform the ...
It shows the craft approaching the Oceanus Procellarum (Ocean of Storms) region of the moon at high speed and at an angle.
Astrobotic's Peregrine moon lander wrapped up testing to prepare for spaceflight and is now waiting to be shipped to its ...
One mission — the Japanese firm ispace’s Hakuto-R lander, named for the rabbit in the Moon in Japanese mythology – is already on its way, after launching on December 19. It should arrive ...