ISAS Space Science Colloquium & Space Science Seminar
Team HAKUTO, a Challenger to Google Lunar XPRIZE
Google Lunar XPRIZE is a world-wide competition to send a probe onto the surface of the Moon, then get more than 500m travel and send HDTV quality images/video clips back to the Earth, by a non-government project. Team HAKUTO is an only team challenging to this competition and currently one of five finalists. The team's technology is provided from Prof. Kazuya Yoshida at Tohoku University, while the management and fundraising activities are conducted by a start-up company, ispace technology inc.
In this talk, the technology development for the mobile robot of team HAKUTO, named "SORATO," is elaborated from the engineering aspect.In addition, future vision on Lunar exploration beyond the XPRIZE is addressed.
Place: Nyusatsu/Conf.room（1134）/ A棟1階入札・会議室（1134号室）