SLIM JAXA Satellite

SLIM (Smart Lander for Investigating Moon) aims to demonstrate “landing where it is desire to land”, pin-point landing technique and obstacle detection technique.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameSLIM
TypeSatellite
ApplicationTo demonstrate accurate lunar landing techniques by a small explorer, with the objective of acceleration of the study of the Moon and planets using lighter exploration systems
Launch DateSeptember 07, 2023
Launch SiteTanegashima Space Center, Japan
Launch VehicleH-IIA F47

Satellite Details

Scientific InstrumentRadar, Multiband Camera, Small Laser Retroreflector Array
Mass190 Kg
Shape2.4 m (height), 2.7 m (length), 1.7 m (deep)

Space Organization Details

OrganizationJAXA
ContinentAsia
CountryJapan