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This Small Rover With C-Shaped Legs Was Designed to Navigate the Rough Lunar Terrain
This Small Rover With C-Shaped Legs Was Designed to Navigate the Rough Lunar Terrain

11 Aug 2022, 21:49 UTC / Meet the Lunar Zebro, a small rover with unique C-shaped legs that was created to explore the rugged terrain of the Moon

 
Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water
Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water

10 Aug 2022, 12:43 UTC / Integrated into the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, Lunar IceCube is the satellite that will closely investigate the lunar ice dynamics on the Moon's surface.

 
Shaun the Sheep Going to the Moon, Joins Campos Moonikin and Snoopy
Shaun the Sheep Going to the Moon, Joins Campos Moonikin and Snoopy

3 Aug 2022, 11:58 UTC / The European Space Agency will be sending a Shaun the Sheep doll to the Moon on the Artemis I mission, joins dedicated Campos dummy and a Snoopy doll

 
VIPER Lunar Rover Fights Quicksand and a Tilt Bed in Most Realistic Tests to Date
VIPER Lunar Rover Fights Quicksand and a Tilt Bed in Most Realistic Tests to Date

28 Jul 2022, 15:11 UTC / NASA just completed the most realistic test to date of the VIPER lunar rover at the Simulated Lunar Operations (SLOPE) Laboratory

 
This Year’s Most Spectacular Supermoon, the Buck Moon, Raises the Alarm
This Year’s Most Spectacular Supermoon, the Buck Moon, Raises the Alarm

11 Jul 2022, 02:14 UTC / Watch out tomorrow for what it considered the biggest and brightest full moon of this year, but keep in mind the warnings

 
Microwave-Sized Probe Continues Trip to the Moon After Briefly Losing Contact With NASA
Microwave-Sized Probe Continues Trip to the Moon After Briefly Losing Contact With NASA

7 Jul 2022, 18:19 UTC / After its deployment of July 4th, NASA's CAPSTONE satellite suddenly went silent. However, the team managed to quickly re-establish contact with the probe

 
Oort Cloud Comet Heading This Way, Someone Imagined It Impacting the Moon
Oort Cloud Comet Heading This Way, Someone Imagined It Impacting the Moon

5 Jul 2022, 07:59 UTC / On July 14, a comet called C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) will reach its closest point to Earth, 168 million miles (270 million km) away, yet here it is hitting the Moon

 
This 3D-Printed Moon Base Was Designed to Blend Seamlessly With Its Surroundings
This 3D-Printed Moon Base Was Designed to Blend Seamlessly With Its Surroundings

30 Jun 2022, 20:08 UTC / LINA is a 3D-printed Moon base designed to protect astronauts, rovers, and other payloads from the harsh lunar environment

 
NASA Kicks Off CAPSTONE's Historic Journey to the Moon
NASA Kicks Off CAPSTONE's Historic Journey to the Moon

28 Jun 2022, 15:47 UTC / On Tuesday, Rocket Lab's Electron rocket carried into space NASA's CAPSTONE, a small CubeSat that will help pave the way for the Lunar Gateway

 
Jeff Koons’ Moon Phases Sculptures Sell for $2 Million Apiece, Are Headed for the Moon
Jeff Koons’ Moon Phases Sculptures Sell for $2 Million Apiece, Are Headed for the Moon

20 Jun 2022, 05:17 UTC / Each Moon Phases sculpture of the 125-unit collection comes with an NFT and a physical counterpart for the one that will be planted on the Moon later this year

 
Wireless Chargers May Be Up and Running on the Moon Soon, Cables Be Damned
Wireless Chargers May Be Up and Running on the Moon Soon, Cables Be Damned

17 Jun 2022, 11:51 UTC / A company called Astrobotic is working on a wireless charging system meant to keep hardware up and running during the long lunar nights

 
This Funky Little Thing Helps Hardware Survive Cold Nights on Alien Worlds
This Funky Little Thing Helps Hardware Survive Cold Nights on Alien Worlds

11 Jun 2022, 17:39 UTC / A little device called Nighttime Integrated Thermal and Electricity converts propellant into thermal and electric power to keep hardware running

 
NASA Tests VIPER Prototype on Earth, Tricks It Into Believing It’s on the Moon
NASA Tests VIPER Prototype on Earth, Tricks It Into Believing It’s on the Moon

7 Jun 2022, 13:27 UTC / NASA is now hard at work testing the most advanced prototype of the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER)

 
NASA to Send a Lander and a Rover to Explore the Moon's Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes
NASA to Send a Lander and a Rover to Explore the Moon's Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

3 Jun 2022, 15:30 UTC / The Moon is full of mysteries and NASA plans to uncover some them by the end of the decade. The agency will send a lander and a rover to the lunar surface

 
NASA Testing Moon Space Station Engines, to Launch Them in 2024
NASA Testing Moon Space Station Engines, to Launch Them in 2024

3 Jun 2022, 12:31 UTC / NASA is currently hard at work testing the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) of the upcoming Gateway Moon space station

 
Here’s the Complicated Road to the Perfect Artemis I Launch Windows
Here’s the Complicated Road to the Perfect Artemis I Launch Windows

21 May 2022, 04:02 UTC / NASA has to take into account a wide variety of factors when choosing the launch windows for the Artemis I mission, even so plenty of dates on the table

 
NASA Has Ideas on How to Colonize the Moon and Mars, and They Just Became Official
NASA Has Ideas on How to Colonize the Moon and Mars, and They Just Became Official

18 May 2022, 10:02 UTC / NASA released this week a 50-point draft set of ideas for the future of space exploration, with the Moon and Mars at the center of upcoming efforts

 
Turns Out the Moon Can Support Plant Growth, But Only If We Cheat a Bit
Turns Out the Moon Can Support Plant Growth, But Only If We Cheat a Bit

13 May 2022, 10:02 UTC / NASA and University of Florida scientists just proved the lunar regolith, when properly cared for, can support plant growth

 
Watch Tonight's Rare Black Moon Take a "Bite" Out of the Sun
Watch Tonight's Rare Black Moon Take a "Bite" Out of the Sun

30 Apr 2022, 15:00 UTC / Tonight, a rare Black Moon will be positioned between the Sun and Earth, causing the first partial solar eclipse of 2022

 
Helga and Zohar Are No Ordinary Mannequins, They Pave the Way for Women Flying to the Moon
Helga and Zohar Are No Ordinary Mannequins, They Pave the Way for Women Flying to the Moon

29 Apr 2022, 03:47 UTC / These unusual mannequins flying to the Moon this summer onboard the Orion capsule are meant to mimic the human body to perfection