Barcelona Moon Team launch shifts to June 2015
Barcelona Moon Team announces a new date for its launch attempt. It will be during June 2015 according to the new estimations of the team.
The Launch Service Contract with China Great Wall Industries Corporation was signed in August 2012. According to it CGWIC will provide the services of a Long March 2C launcher with an upper stage CTS2 for insertion into the lunar transfer orbit. The launcher will carry the Spanish lander module that, once released, will make the correction and deceleration operations for insertion into lunar orbit before landing on the lunar surface.
While the team progresses in its technical developments to complete the EQM for the rover and EM for lander in the next months, the date has been shift to adjust to the new technical milestone calendar which came out of the latest core team meetings.