This is why Japanese lunar lander crashed on the Moon

After completing its analysis of the data from the unsuccessful Hakuto-R lunar landing, Japan’s private company ispace has concluded that difficult terrain and a last-minute alteration in the landing site are to blame. It appears that Hakuto-R successfully completed the entire deceleration phase in order to prepare for landing on the lunar terrain. When the […]

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Private Japanese lunar lander crashed on the Moon

Japanese startup ispace failed to complete the first private landing on the Moon in human’s history. Engineers discovered that they could no longer connect with the Hakuto-R Mission 1 lander as it drew nearer to the Moon’s surface. Shortly after the expected landing, the CEO of the company Takeshi Hakamada said that “we have to […]


Hyundai starts working on a lunar exploration rover

Leading South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group recently declared its entry into the space exploration sector. The business disclosed its plans to produce a lunar exploration rover in partnership with a number of Korean research institutions. The ambitious project intends to develop a flexible mobility platform with cutting-edge autonomous driving, solar charging, thermal management, and […]