As part of the initiative, Luxembourg has created a legal, regulatory framework on space resources, and attracted around 20 newspace companies to Luxembourg.
The roving spectrometer instrument would be used for lunar resource prospecting. The two are developing a space deployable 1D focal plane detector for a compact magnetic sector mass spectrometer as key technology for lunar ice and regolith elementary analysis.
On 9 January, members of the public can see a live transmission of a rover on the lunar ground test site at Ispace Europe, in Luxembourg, at 10am. Click here to view it.