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6.04.2022

Europe-Japan Sign MoU To Provide Rover Instrument For 2024 ISRO-JAXA Lunar Mission

The European Space Agency signed an MoU with JAXA to provide instruments for the Japanese rover to be used in its joint Moon mission with ISRO.

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The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) regarding the latter’s joint lunar mission with India. Under the deal, ESA would provide instruments for the Japanese rover, which would be used in the exploration of the Moon's south pole under the mission targeted for 2024. In a tweet by ESA's Director-General Josef Aschbacher on April 5, he revealed that the two agencies also agreed on cooperation over cross support in the areas of data acquisition, space navigation, and mission operations. "We have a wonderful history with (JAXA) and it’s always a pleasure for us to work with them", Aschbacher wrote in his tweet.

 

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