Lunar Lander Released By NASA’s Artemis 1 Mission Dies

  • Tragic news from space! A Japan-made CubeSat called OMOTENASHI (Outstanding MOon exploration TEchnologies demonstrated by NAno Semi-Hard Impactor) has died after being released by NASA’s Artemis mission.
  • “Though we tried to recover OMOTENASHI and start the landing sequences today, the communication didn’t come back, and we gave up our [Ultra-High Frequency] operation on the landing phase,” read a Monday tweet from the OMOTENASHI Project. “Thank you for the excellent cooperation from everyone.”
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