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PAYLOAD CAPACITY - TLI (Trans Lunar Injection)
X band for lander-Earth uplink and downlink. Wi-Fi and sub-Ghz communications between mobile payloads and lander.
PAYLOAD CAPACITY - TO ORBIT
The second ispace mission will perform a soft landing and deploy a rover for surface exploration and data collection on the Moon.
The M2 lander will carry commercial payloads and ispace’s own micro rover to further the company’s data service. Mission 2 will involve collecting lunar data from both the lander and micro rover that will be applied to tools and applications, which will be provided as a service to potential customers for future mission planning and lunar surface development.
104 X 36.7 X 60.2 cm (per bay, 2 bays available)
3.0 W/kg, 28 VDC unregulated & 12 V, 5V regulated
1) Micro Rover from ispace, inc., Japan
2) Takasago Thermal Engineering Co. Ltd., will transport equipment to the lunar surface to attempt to conduct the first-ever water-splitting based on the company’s proprietary technology.
3) Euglena Co. Ltd., is planning to transport a self-contained module equipped with observation functions to the Moon to conduct the world’s first food production experiment on the lunar surface. The module will be used to cultivate micro-algae and conduct experiments for future food production in space.
4) The Department of Space Science and Engineering at Taiwan’s National Central University is developing a Deep Space Radiation Probe to autonomously measure radiation doses and radiation induced bit errors during the mission.
The duration of nominal surface operations is 12 sunlit days
0 (Partner with Draper Laboratory in their CLPS mission. Not eligible to be Main Contractors yet)
PAYLOAD CAPACITY - TO SURFACE
POWER DISTRIBUTION (FOR PAYLOAD)
FIRST AWARDED CLPS CONTRACT
TOTAL CLPS CONTRACT
Last Updated on November 2023
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