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LUXEMBOURG – June 06, 2024 –ispace EUROPE S.A., the Luxembourg-based subsidiary of ispace, inc., welcomed His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, accompanied by the Minister of the Economy, SME, Energy and Tourism, Lex Delles, Tadahiro Matsubara, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Luxembourg,  and Deputy CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency, Mathias Link, to ispace EUROPE office on June 4, 2024, to observe the development progress of the company’s lunar micro rover.

Julien-Alexandre Lamamy, CEO of ispace EUROPE explains about the development progress of Micro Rover to visitors from left Deputy CEO of the Luxembourg Space Agency, Mathias Link, Minister of the Economy, SME, Energy and Tourism, Lex Delles, HRH Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Tadahiro Matsubara, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in Luxembourg

ispace EUROPE located in Luxembourg opened in March 2017, under a cooperative agreement with the Government of Luxembourg’s SpaceResource.lu initiative, part of its national space strategy, which aims to make Luxembourg a European hub for space resource exploration and utilization.   Julien-Alexandre Lamamy, CEO of ispace EUROPE received the guests and escorted HRH Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Government Officials to the manufacturing lab to witness the assembly of the actual rover flight model. After its expected completion of the integration and testing activity this summer, the rover will be transferred from Luxembourg to Japan to be installed on RESILIENCE lander and finally prepared for launch in Winter 2024. The RESILIENCE lander is planned to deliver to the lunar surface as part of ispace’s HAKUTO-R Mission 2