The MUSES-C mission is a technology demonstration project, which at the same time aims at sample and return from extra-terrestrial object, an asteroid to the Earth. It is scheduled to be launched in 2002 and the flight model hardware is being fabricated currently. This paper presents the latest hardware readiness of the spacecraft which has completed both the mechanical environment and thermal vacuum tests. This paper also describes the mission requirement and scenario showing the pictures of some components.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2003 Jan|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Aerospace Engineering