European Student Moon Orbiter

External and internal view of ESMO

The European Student Moon Orbiter (ESMO) represented an opportunity for students to design a lunar mission and so contribute to the scientific knowledge and future exploration of the Moon by returning new data and testing new technologies.

The ESMO spacecraft was conceived to be launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO).

Quick Facts

Project: European Student Moon Orbiter
Level: University
Status: Preliminary Design Review completed
Student activity on the project concluded
Contact: Piero Galeone, esmo @
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