Extra tidbits on Japan’s MMX mission

Here are some more interesting bits I didn’t get to cover in my article on Japan's MMX mission, which will collect samples from Mars’ moon Phobos.

The “Quasi-Satellite Orbit” that the MMX spacecraft will have around Mars allows it to be always close to Phobos. From Phobos, it looks like the spacecraft is orbiting it. Credit: JAXA

Last but not the least, check out JAXA’s dedicated and amazing blog for the mission.

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