Airbus Defence and Space, Mexican Space Agency and Mexican Start-up Dereum Labs to Collaborate on Lunar Resources Extraction Technologies

The ROXY system will extract oxygen and metals from lunar regolith. (Credit: Airbus)

Mexican Space Agency support will help create a new In-Situ Resources Utilisation Programme

Mexico, 24 September 2021– Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) and the Mexican start-up Dereum Labs to collaborate on the technologies needed for lunar resources extraction. This will lead to the creation of a new Mexican In-Situ Resources Utilisation (ISRU) Programme for lunar extraction and help develop the necessary industrial ecosystem for this technology in-country.

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NanoAvionics, Mexican Space Agency Introduce a Nanosatellite Pilot Project for Future Missions

Columbia, Illinois, USA, 17 April 2020 – Nanosatellite manufacturer and mission integrator NanoAvionics, together with the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) and students from the Polytechnic University of Atlacomulco will develop first the nanosatellite for the State of Mexico, (one of the most important states of the country), the AtlaCom-1. Building the nanosatellite is part of a pilot project to establish a nanosatellite infrastructure for future space missions designed and built by Mexico’s youth.

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