Yaoki Lunar Rover
Company Name: Dymon Co., Ltd., Japan
Potentially available for future missions
Planned Mission(s): Peregrine Mission One
First Mission Launch: 2023
Payload Delivery Locations: First mission planned to land at Sinus Viscositatis, adjacent to the Gruithuisen Domes
First Mission Lander: Peregrine Lander
Rover Mass: 498 g
Rover Dimensions: 14.9 X 14.9 X 9.9 cm
Payload Bay - Available Mass: No external payload
Payload Bay - Size: No external payload
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 can withstand impacts of 100G and can be thrown into caves for exploration. It is designed to keep running even if it falls over.