The Martian Moons expedition objective is slated to release for Phobos in September 2024– as soon as it arrives, it will drop off a rover, get some samples and head home
By Leah Crane
The MMX objective will check out the Martian moon Phobos
Update: The launch date of this objective has actually been relocated to 2026.
A piece of Mars’s greatest moon is returning to Earth. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is sending out a spacecraft to Phobos to analyze its surface area and restore samples that ought to assist scientists determine precisely how this unusual moon formed.
The Martian Moons expedition (MMX) objective is slated to release from Tanegashima Space Center …