SMART 1


The SMART-1 (Small Missions for Advanced Research in Technology 1) is an ESA mission consisting of a lunar orbiter designed to test spacecraft technologies, primarily a solar-powered ion thruster, for use on future missions. SMART 1 is scheduled to launch on 3 September 2003 and study the Moon from lunar polar orbit.


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NASA Official: Dr. Ed Grayzeck Last Updated: 13 November 2003, DRW