SELENE-2 (/ˈsɛlɨniː/), or the Selenological and Engineering Explorer 2, is a proposed Japanese robotic mission to the moon that will include an orbiter, a lander and a rover. It is expected to be launched in 2017 as a successor to the 2007 Kaguya (SELENE) moon orbiter.
The orbiter will weigh 700 kg.
The lander will weigh 1,000 kg. It will be able to have 200 kg of payload. Its mission will last two weeks.
The rover will weigh 100 kg. Its mission will last two weeks. One of its instruments will be from South Korea.
One option JAXA was investigating in 2006, was to integrate a small data relay satellite and penetrators into the mission.
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