Spacecraft over Mars moon.

Artist's concept of the MMX orbiter at Mars' moon Phobos. Credit: JAXA/NASA

Goals Japan's MMX (Martian Moons eXploration) will study Mars' small moons Phobos and Deimos, collect a sample of one of them and return it to Earth.
Proposed Launch September 2024
Science Targets Phobos, Deimos
Types Orbiter, Lander, Sample Return
Agency Japan
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