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The Japanese space agency will try again to wake up its lunar probe

The Japanese space agency will try again to wake up its lunar probe

Shock Probe – The Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) announced on Tuesday that it will attempt to revive its SLIM lunar probe, which has been dormant since the beginning of last March.

The Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) announced on Tuesday that it will attempt to wake up the moon Lunar space probe Since the beginning of March, Salim has been in a deep sleep for a second lunar night, after he had already survived the first night.

“Hopefully there will be enough sunlight on the solar cells to start the SLIM project” around Tuesday evening, JAXA said on Tuesday. XExplaining that its teams will begin operations on Tuesday with the aim of resuming the investigation. The agency added that it did not know whether Slim would respond during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, after being exposed to extreme cold.

The SLIM (Smart Lander for Investing Moon) module successfully completed a high-precision landing on the lunar surface on January 20, making it Japan The fifth country to succeed in landing Satellites Natural from Land After the United States, the Soviet Union, China and India. But due to a kinematics problem in the last tens of meters of its descent, SLIM landed at an angle, depriving its cells of survival. PVtowards the west, from the sun's rays.

The lunar module was resumed after two weeks of rest

After an initial period of inactivity, the probe was able to be reactivated at the end of last February, after it survived (…) Read more in 20 minutes

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