Titleimage: LUNA-NGMS

Investigating the lunar south pole

Welcome to the website of the Luna NGMS instrument, originally developed for the Luna Resurs mission to be launched in 2025. Given the current political situation, however, the University of Bern has decided not to provide anymore instruments to the Russian space research.

Please visit the “Instrument” page if you are interested to get detailed information on the Neutral Gas Mass Spectrometer NGMS.

Press “Science” If you are interested in learning more about the scientific findings that we can achieve with this instrument.

On the “Mission” page you find interesting details about the missions, its payload and the spacecraft.

Klick "About us” if you would like to meet the team behind the instrument.


The picture on the left shows the moon's south pole pillars. Credit: ESA