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MASCOT - a Mobile Lander on-board Hayabusa2 Spacecraft - Status and Operational Concept for the Asteroid Ryugu

Krause, Christian and Auster, H. U. and Bibring, J.-P. and Cenac-Morthe, Céline and Cozzoni, Barbara and Dudal, Clement and Embacher, Daniel and Fantinati, C. and Fischer, Hans-Herbert and Glassmeier, K. and Granena, David and Grott, Matthias and Grundmann, Jan Thimo and Hamm, Vincent and Hercik, D. and Ho, Tra-Mi and Jaumann, R. and Kayal, Kagan and Knollenberg, Jörg and Küchemann, O. and Lange, Caroline and Lorda, Laurence and Maibaum, M. and May, Daniel and Moussi, Aurelie and Okada, T. and Reill, Josef and Saiki, T. and Sasaki, Kaname and Schlotterer, Markus and Schmitz, Nicole and Termtanasombat, Nawarat and Tsuda, Yuichi and Ulamec, Stephan and Yoshimitsu, Tetsuo and Ziach, C. and and the, MASCOT Team (2018) MASCOT - a Mobile Lander on-board Hayabusa2 Spacecraft - Status and Operational Concept for the Asteroid Ryugu. Space Ops 2018, 28.05.2018 - 01.06.2018, Marseille, Frankreich.

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Abstract

MASCOT (‘Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout’) is a 10 kg mobile surface science package on board JAXA’s Hayabusa2 sample return mission, currently on its way to the near-Earth asteroid (162173) Ryugu. The mission was launched in December 2014 from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan. The Hayabusa2 spacecraft will reach the target asteroid in summer 2018. Hayabusa2 will return its samples to Earth in December 2020. After arrival at the target asteroid ‘Ryugu’ a detailed mapping phase will be performed and the landing site of MASCOT will be selected. The deployment of MASCOT to the asteroids surface is planned for the beginning of October 2018. MASCOT has been developed by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in cooperation with the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES). The main objective of MASCOT is to perform in-situ investigations of the asteroid surface and to support the sampling site selection for the mother spacecraft. Mascot is equipped with four scientific instruments a wide angle camera, a hyperspectral infrared microscope, a radiometer and a magnetometer. The camera (MasCam) provides ground truth for the orbital measurements of the Hayabusa2 orbiter instruments and the in-situ MASCOT sensor suite as well as geological context of the samples. The radiometer (MARA) determines the surface brightness temperature, the thermal inertia of the surface material and the spectral slope in infrared. The radiometer field of view is correlated with the wide angle camera field of view. The magnetometer (MasMAG) observes the magnetic field profile during descent and bouncing and determines any global and local magnetization of the asteroid.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/128381/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:MASCOT - a Mobile Lander on-board Hayabusa2 Spacecraft - Status and Operational Concept for the Asteroid Ryugu
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Krause, ChristianChristian.Krause (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Auster, H. U.Institut für Geophysik und Extraterrestrische Physik der Technischen Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Bibring, J.-P.Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale, CNRS Université Paris- Sud, Orsay, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Cenac-Morthe, CélineCNES celine.cenac-morthe (at) cnes.frUNSPECIFIED
Cozzoni, Barbaradlr-köln, barbara.cozzoni (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Dudal, ClementCNES, FranceUNSPECIFIED
Embacher, Danieldaniel.embacher (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Fantinati, C.DLR, cinzia.fantinati (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Fischer, Hans-HerbertHans-Herbert.Fischer (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4887-3911
Glassmeier, K.Institut fur Geophysik und extraterrestrische Physik, Universität BraunschweigUNSPECIFIED
Granena, Daviddavid.granena (at) cnes.frUNSPECIFIED
Grott, MatthiasMatthias.Grott (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Grundmann, Jan ThimoJan.Grundmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Hamm, Vincentvincent.hamm (at) ias.u-psud.frUNSPECIFIED
Hercik, D.Institut für Geophysik und extraterrestrische Physik, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Mendelssohnstrasse 3, D-38106 Braunschweig, GermanyUNSPECIFIED
Ho, Tra-MiTra-Mi.Ho (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Jaumann, R.DLR Berlin, ralf.jaumann (at) dlr.de und FU BerlinUNSPECIFIED
Kayal, KaganDLR-Köln, kagan.kayal (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Knollenberg, JörgJoerg.Knollenberg (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Küchemann, O.DLR, oliver.kuechemann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Lange, CarolineCaroline.Lange (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1709-3667
Lorda, LaurenceCNES, ToulouseUNSPECIFIED
Maibaum, M.DLR, michael.maibaum (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
May, Danieldlr-köln, daniel.may (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Moussi, Aureliecnes toulouseUNSPECIFIED
Okada, T.JAXA-ISAS, Sagamihara, JapanUNSPECIFIED
Reill, JosefJosef.Reill (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4092-063X
Saiki, T.ISAS/JAXA JapanUNSPECIFIED
Sasaki, Kanameisas/jaxa, japanUNSPECIFIED
Schlotterer, MarkusMarkus.Schlotterer (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6565-3622
Schmitz, NicoleNicole.Schmitz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Termtanasombat, NawaratNawarat.Termtanasombat (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Tsuda, Yuichiisas/jaxa, japanUNSPECIFIED
Ulamec, StephanStephan.Ulamec (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Yoshimitsu, Tetsuoisas/jaxa, japanUNSPECIFIED
Ziach, C.DLR, BremenUNSPECIFIED
and the, MASCOT TeamUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:28 May 2018
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:MASCOT, Hayabusa2, Asteroid Ryugu
Event Title:Space Ops 2018
Event Location:Marseille, Frankreich
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:28.05.2018 - 01.06.2018
Organizer:AIAA
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 , Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Space Operations and Astronaut Training > User center for space experiments (MUSC)
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geology
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Physics
Institute of Planetary Research > Asteroids and Comets
Institute of Space Systems > Systems Engineering and Project Office
Institute of Space Systems > Navigation and Control Systems
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics (since 2013) > Mechatronic Systems
Deposited By: Herrmann, Astrid
Deposited On:12 Jul 2019 14:13
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:25

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