IDEFIX rover handover complete and ready for MMX and the Martian moons

The IDEFIX rover has arrived in Japan from Europe, and officially handed over to JAXA to join the MMX spacecraft on the journey to Phobos!

The 8th System Design Meeting (SDM) for MMX

The 8th System Design Meeting (SDM) was held on January 23rd and 24th with MMX Project Members in Japan and overseas joining either in person at the JAXA Sagamihara Campus, or connecting to the meeting online.

The MMX booth at the JAXA Sagamihara Open Campus

Every year, the JAXA Sagamihara Campus in Kanagawa welcomes visitors for a special open day, either to the campus itself or online. This was the first time in four years that MMX has held an in-person exhibit!

RF Compatibility Test at NASA/DSN

We conducted a RF (Radio Frequency) Compatibility Test at Peraton for the NASA DSN.

The Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) Project session at the 67th Space Science and Technology Association Conference

The 67th Space Science and Technology Association Conference was held in October, with an organised session dedicated to MMX.

Attending the International Astronautical Congress, IAC2023

From October 2 – 6, the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) was held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. MMX Project Lead Engineer Imada Takane reports from the meeting!