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SpaceRadar | Payload Selection Tool


Company Name: Orbit Beyond, Inc., USA

Potentially available for future missions 

Planned Missions: To Be Announced

First Mission Launch: Planned for Q3 2020 (Cancelled)

Payload Delivery Locations: First mission was planned to land at Mare Imbrium, 29.52º N and 25.68º W, Just North of Annegrit Crater 

Payload capacity - To Orbit: 40 kg

Payload capacity - To Surface: 40 kg

Power distribution (for payload): Up to 200W power to payloads 

Communications available: The Lander provides wired communications for the payload. Potentially, Wireless communications between mobile payloads and the lander might be available. 

Expected working duration: At least 12 Earth days of continuous operations on the lunar surface

First Mission Ship manifest: 

1) Micro-rover called ECA (Ek Choti si Asha), developed by Team Indus (Axiom Research Labs), is a technology demonstrator tasked with visually exploring the vicinity of the landing site to a range of at least 500 m

2) Lunar Ultraviolet Cosmic Imager, an 80 mm aperture telescope that will scan the sky in the near UV frequencies (200–320 nm) to look for transient sources 

3) MoonLIGHT-2 instrument that will use lunar ranging techniques to perform General Relativity tests 

First Mission Launch vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9

Last Updated on August 2022

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