Japan wants in 2019 with an unmanned vehicle to the moon




Where most space agencies have shifted their attention to Mars, Japan comes up with plans to visit the moon again. In 2019 there should be an unmanned vehicle countries, making Japan as it succeeds the fourth country with such a performance.

The Japanese edition of The Wall Street Journal makes mention of plans for unmanned moon mission. Next year should already be started with the preparations for the space flight, although the launch is therefore only expected in 2019. The main purpose of the plan prestige seems to be: one by the Japanese government-appointed committee on Space Affairs proposes that the moon landing Japan again to put on the map when it comes to exploring the universe.

Thus, the Japanese space agency wants to make an impression with a new lunar lander with great precision should be able to put down themselves on the surface. The technology developed by the Japanese to make it namely possible to land within 100 meters of the planned spot, something that other landers have not been able to perform. For developed with great precision to land his special scanners that accurately measure the lunar surface. On the basis of these measurements can track changes may be used in the landing.

The Japanese government wants to use the coming period to get feedback from the public about the proposed lunar landing. Within a year, the exact plan should be documented.


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