Japan Gets Seats on Artemis Moon-landing Missions in Exchange for Lunar Rover Written 12 April 2024


Artemis Gateway Space Station | Credit: Alberto Bertolin; NASA

Ars Technica reports, “US and Japanese officials have signed an agreement to cement a partnership that will pave the way for a Japanese astronaut to walk on the Moon. The Japanese astronaut, still unnamed, will become the first international astronaut to walk on the Moon under the auspices of the NASA-led Artemis program.”
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