Private Japanese moon lander crashed after being confused by a crater

Friday, May 26, 2023 - 14:33 in Astronomy & Space

Japanese company ispace revealed that an unexpected lunar terrain feature led the Hakuto-R lander's onboard computer to misjudge its altitude, leading to the crash.

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