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ALINA

ALINA [PT Scientists]

The ALINA (Autonomous Landing and Navigation Module) is a lunar lander developed by the German PTScientists. It was originally an entry to win the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) by the non-profit organisation Part-Time-Scientists.

ALINA was originally to be launched on a SpaceX Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) on a Spaceflight rideshare mission in 2020, but has been rebooked to a dedicated Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5) flight in 2021 due to the mass havin been increased to about 4000 kg. Later ALINA flights might use shared Ariane-64 launches.

Nation: Germany
Type / Application: Lunar lander
Operator: PTScientists GmbH
Contractors: PTScientists GmbH
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: ~4000 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ALINA - 2021 CC ? Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)

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