Currently involved space missions and mission concept projects:

The DART mission concept (NASA)

  • DART is a mission concept that sends the spacecraft to its target asteroid, Didymos, and impacts it on this asteroid. The goal of this mission is to measure parameters that characterize asteroid deflection technologies. 

Hayabusa 2 (JAXA)

  • The next generation of JAXA’s Hayabusa mission. The goal of this mission is to have samples returned from its target asteroid, Ryugu. It will conduct an impact experiment.

The MoonRise mission concept (NASA)

  • This mission concept is a sample return mission from the South Polar-Aitken (SPA) basin on the Moon.


  • Chariot is a cubsat mission concept that explores the Martian moons, Phobos and Deimos. 

Last Updated: 11/15/17 9:55 AM