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Asagumo Rover

Company Name: Spacebit, UK

Available for future missions 

Planned Mission(s): Peregrine Mission One

First Mission Launch: 2023, 2026, 2030 and further

Payload Delivery Locations: First mission planned to land at Sinus Viscositatis, adjacent to the Gruithuisen Domes

First Mission Lander: Peregrine Lander

Rover Mass: 1.5 kg 

Rover Dimensions: 10 X 10 X 15 cm 

Rover Mobility: Move about 10 m from the lander 

Payload Bay - Available Mass: No external payload 

Payload Bay - Size: No external payload 

Power Source Type: Solar-powered rover

Communications Available: The lander-payload connection is provided via Serial RS-422 or SpaceWire for wired communication throughout the mission. Following landing, a 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11n compliant WLAN modem enables wireless communication between the lander and deployed rovers on the lunar surface. 

Peregrine lander relays payload telecommands and telemetry in near real-time.

Expected Working Duration: 8 Earth days

First Mission Rover Manifest: 

The rover will be equipped with a Lidar system, Temperature sensors, Radiation sensors & a Multi-spectral camera. It can send back full HD videos and 3D Lidar data to Earth.

It is the World's smallest rover & World's first walking rover based on legs, not wheels. First moon rover to explore lunar lava tubes. 

1. Measure lunar surface charged particle density 

2. Measure ambient lunar surface temperatures 

3. Measure the total accumulated radiation dose

Exploration of lunar lava tubes, making 3D scans of lava tube caves, and gathering data about the lava tube network.

Last Updated on August 2022

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