The lunar rover is set to be manufactured in 2022, while preliminary experiments and tests of the prototype are expected to start in 2023.
The mission is Rocket Lab’s first full demonstration of end-to-end mission service, encompassing satellite build, launch, and on-orbit operations.
The $187.5m contract for Transport Layer’s Tranche 0 is an initial test and demonstration phase, with two prime contractors building a total of 20 satellites.
The CubeSat project was initiated by Alfeeli and his team to create a platform for a community of space enthusiasts in Kuwait.
The private rocket company will have an equity value of $46bn after the transaction.
Japan's UNISEC will contribute to the development of space engineering not only for both countries but also on a larger scale.
The MoU envisages India and Nigeria’s collaboration in space science, planetary exploration, ground stations, development of micro and mini-satellites.
The aim of the summer school is to spread knowledge of space science among Egyptian university students for a more hands-on approach in the field.
The mission will carry NASA astronauts along with JAXA mission specialist Soichi Noguchi for a six-month science mission aboard the orbiting laboratory.
The programme offers the students a number of scientific topics and experiences related to the space sector.
The project is in response to ESA and European Union's high-priority requirements to measure atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
With a launch foreseen in late 2023, the mission will have a duration of 100 Earth days, covering three cycles of lunar day and night.