To the Moon: ERAU's EagleCam

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EagleCam will be taking the world’s ultimate selfie when it captures the first-ever third person views of a spacecraft making an extraterrestrial landing. More than just a camera, EagleCam will also uncover new scientific findings through dust plume imagery, dust accumulation analysis, and lunar surface imagery. As the Intuitive Machines Nova-C Lunar Lander approaches the surface of the Moon, EagleCam will separate from the lander to capture the moment it touches down.

Slated for launch in Q4 of this year, the CubeSat camera system is being designed and built by Embry-Riddle engineering students and faculty researchers. To learn more and get a behind-the-scenes look at the project, visit the EagleCam website and follow the student team on Instagram.



Support from nearly 40 alumni and friends, corporate partnerships, contracts and grants has launched the EagleCam team to more than 90% of a $325,000 fundraising goal. The $25,000 we have yet to secure will purchase the launcher, which will propel EagleCam off the Nova-C Lunar Lander during descent.

Will you help bring this history-making mission to completion with a gift today?


A full list of EagleCam donors will be included in a text file on EagleCam's internal hard drive. That's right, this is your chance to have your name on the Moon! 

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Today at noon EST: Join Team EagleCam live on Instagram!

We're going live!


Follow EagleCam on Instagram to see a live walkthrough of the labs and equipment we're using to prepare our camera for a trip to the moon! Tune in at noon Eastern today. 

Click to join us: https://www.instagram.com/erau...

49 days ago by Marie Clifford
Off to a great start!

Thank you! We're off to a great start and have already raised $1,000 toward our goal. Keep sharing and let's bring this mission to completion together. 

With thanks,
Team EagleCam

51 days ago by Marie Clifford

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