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MASCOT2, a Lander to Characterize the Target of an Asteroid Kinetic Impacor Deflection Test (AIM) Mission

Biele, Jens and Ulamec, Stephan and Krause, Christian and Cozzoni, Barbara and Lange, Caroline and Grundmann, Jan Thimo and Grimm, Christian and Ho, Tra-Mi and Herique, Alain and Plettemeier, Dirk and Grott, Matthias and Auster, H-U. and Hercik, David and Carnelli, Ian and Galvez, Andrés and Philippe, Christian and Küppers, Michael and Grieger, Björn and Fernandes, Jesus Gil and Grygorczuk, Jerzy and Tokarz, Marta and Tardivel, Simon (2017) MASCOT2, a Lander to Characterize the Target of an Asteroid Kinetic Impacor Deflection Test (AIM) Mission. European Planetary Science Congress, 17. - 22. September 2017, Riga, Lettland.

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Abstract

In the course of the AIDA/AIM mission studies [1,2] a lander, MASCOT2, has been studied to be deployed on the moon of the binary Near-Earth Asteroid system, (65803) Didymos. The AIDA technology demonstration mission, composed of a kinetic impactor, DART, and an observing spacecraft, AIM, has been designed to deliver vital data to determine the momentum transfer efficiency of the kinetic impact and key physical properties of the target asteroid. This will enable derivation of the impact response of the object as a function of its physical properties, a crucial quantitative point besides the qualitative proof that the asteroid has been deflected at all. A landed asset on the target asteroid greatly supports analyzing its dynamical state, mass, geophysical properties, surface and subsurface structure. The lander’s main instrument is a bistatic, low frequency radar (LFR) [3a,b] to sound the interior structure of the asteroid. It is supported by a camera (MasCAM) [4], a radiometer (MARA)[5], an accelerometer (DACC [9]), and, optionally regarding the science case, also a magnetometer (MasMAG)[6].

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/115925/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:MASCOT2, a Lander to Characterize the Target of an Asteroid Kinetic Impacor Deflection Test (AIM) Mission
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Biele, JensJens.Biele (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Ulamec, StephanStephan.Ulamec (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Krause, ChristianChristian.Krause (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Cozzoni, Barbaradlr-köln, barbara.cozzoni (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Lange, CarolineCaroline.Lange (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1709-3667
Grundmann, Jan ThimoJan.Grundmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Grimm, ChristianChristian.Grimm (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Ho, Tra-MiTra-Mi.Ho (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Herique, Alainuniv. grenoble alpex, ipag, cnrs, ipag, grenoble, franceUNSPECIFIED
Plettemeier, Dirktu dresdenUNSPECIFIED
Grott, MatthiasMatthias.Grott (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Auster, H-U.tu braunschweig, germanyUNSPECIFIED
Hercik, Davidd.hercik (at) tu-braunschweig.deUNSPECIFIED
Carnelli, Ianesa-hq, paris, franceUNSPECIFIED
Galvez, Andrésesa-hq, paris, franceUNSPECIFIED
Philippe, ChristianESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, NiederlandeUNSPECIFIED
Küppers, Michaelesa/esac madrid, spainUNSPECIFIED
Grieger, BjörnESA/ESAC, Madrid, SpainUNSPECIFIED
Fernandes, Jesus GilESA/ESAC Madrid, SpainUNSPECIFIED
Grygorczuk, Jerzyastronika, warschau, polenUNSPECIFIED
Tokarz, Martaastronika, warschauUNSPECIFIED
Tardivel, SimonUniversity of Colorado BoulderUNSPECIFIED
Date:17 September 2017
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:MASCOT2, AIM Mission
Event Title:European Planetary Science Congress
Event Location:Riga, Lettland
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:17. - 22. September 2017
Organizer:EPSC
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Science and Exploration
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):Project MASCOT Science and operation
Location: Berlin-Adlershof , Bremen , Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Space Operations and Astronaut Training > User center for space experiments (MUSC)
Institute of Space Systems > Land and Exploration Technology
Institute of Space Systems > Systems Engineering and Project Office
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Physics
Deposited By: Herrmann, Astrid
Deposited On:24 Nov 2017 11:12
Last Modified:24 Nov 2017 11:12

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