Status Report

SMART-1 impacts Moon

By SpaceRef Editor
September 3, 2006
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At 07:42:22 CEST (05:42:22 UT) today, the SMART-1 spacecraft impacted the Moon’s surface as planned, ending ESA’s first solar-powered mission to another celestial body and Europe’s first mission to the Moon. ESA estimates that impact occurred at 46.2º West, 34.4º South.

More information will be published on the ESA portal as it becomes available.


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