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Japan will send a transforming robot ball to the moon to test lunar rover tech



Japan plans to send a baseball-sized rover to explore the lunar surface in 2022.

Japanese company ispace will deliver a small rover to the moon to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) using a commercial HAKUTO-R lander. JAXA will use the rover to photograph the moon. and collecting information about moon dust which is a corrosive substance known to be difficult for people and machines. the space agency said


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