We are talking about the landing on the moon of the Hakuto-R apparatus, which was launched from Earth on December 11, 2022. If successful, this will be the first time a private company has landed a spacecraft on the moon.
Carrying two small rovers, the Hakuto-R will live-stream the landing attempt. But there is a chance that nothing will work the first time and it will be rescheduled to another time in a week.
Recall that the mission itself involved the main lunar rover, which was supposed to deploy a 10-kilogram Rashid rover created by the United Arab Emirates. This will be the first attempt by an Arab nation to explore the moon.
In addition, Hakuto-R plans to deliver SORA-Q, a small spherical probe developed in collaboration with a Japanese toy company, to the lunar surface.
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