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Here Are the Most Badass Spacesuits NASA Ever Made
Here Are the Most Badass Spacesuits NASA Ever Made

17 Oct 2019, 10:06 UTC / On October 15 NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine and NASA engineer Amy Ross showed for the first time the next-generation spacesuits of the Artemis program

 
NASA Details xEMU, the Artemis Program Spacesuit
NASA Details xEMU, the Artemis Program Spacesuit

9 Oct 2019, 15:54 UTC / xEMU will allow for its occupants to climb inside from the back of the suit and protects them from extreme temperatures, radiation, and micrometeoroids

 
NASA’s Next Moon Rover Is the Size of a Suitcase
NASA’s Next Moon Rover Is the Size of a Suitcase

1 Oct 2019, 08:54 UTC / The CubeRover will be capable of performing long-range exploration missions as well, provided they do not exceed one week in length

 
This Is How the New Spacesuit for Moonwalks Looks Like
This Is How the New Spacesuit for Moonwalks Looks Like

26 Sep 2019, 09:58 UTC / NASA is working on a new spacesuit for moonwalks called Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit. First tests in orbit coming in 2023

 
NASA Makes the Moon Great Again, Needs 12 Orion Spacecraft for Artemis Missions
NASA Makes the Moon Great Again, Needs 12 Orion Spacecraft for Artemis Missions

24 Sep 2019, 15:53 UTC / NASA awards Artemis contract to Lockheed Martin, plans to build at least six and at most twelve Orion capsules for the program

 
Brad Pitt Fights Off Space Pirates in Ad Astra Moon Rover Chase Scene
Brad Pitt Fights Off Space Pirates in Ad Astra Moon Rover Chase Scene

20 Sep 2019, 15:09 UTC / It all takes place on a so-called Lunar Path where the good guys are intercepted by a bunch of Moon pirates and forced to fight

 
Porsche Working on Space Exploration Robots, and Here They Are
Porsche Working on Space Exploration Robots, and Here They Are

18 Aug 2019, 10:07 UTC / The team is working on a series of robots meant for missions in space and other planets, including underwater, inspired by nature and working as AVs

 
Half a Century Ago, the USA Went to the Moon. Watch the Original Launch Video
Half a Century Ago, the USA Went to the Moon. Watch the Original Launch Video

16 Jul 2019, 15:51 UTC / On July 16, 1969, at 13:32:00 UTC, a Saturn V rocket took off, sending Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin to the Moon

 
Artemis Moon Program Science Payloads Announced by NASA
Artemis Moon Program Science Payloads Announced by NASA

2 Jul 2019, 15:51 UTC / NASA announces the list of 12 science and technology payloads that will be included in the recently born Artemis Moon program

 
NASA Cargo to Be Hauled to the Moon by Three Private Companies
NASA Cargo to Be Hauled to the Moon by Three Private Companies

6 Jun 2019, 13:19 UTC / Astrobotic, Intuitive Machines and Orbit Beyond to fly missions to the Moon for NASA ahead of the human return there in 2024

 
Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Moon Lander, Says It Could Be Used for 2024 Mission
Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Moon Lander, Says It Could Be Used for 2024 Mission

10 May 2019, 08:07 UTC / Blue Origin unveils the Blue Moon lunar lander less than a two weeks after NASA called for private companies to chip in ideas for such a machine

 
NASA Calls for More Help from Private Companies to Reach the Moon in 2024
NASA Calls for More Help from Private Companies to Reach the Moon in 2024

30 Apr 2019, 15:48 UTC / NASA asks for help to develop an integrated human lunar landing system, including elements such as a descent element, ascent element, and transfer vehicle

 
Beresheet Lander Moon Crash Possibly Caused by Manual Command
Beresheet Lander Moon Crash Possibly Caused by Manual Command

19 Apr 2019, 13:30 UTC / Beresheet lander crash might have been caused by a manual command of unspecified nature that led to a cascade of failures

 
Dark Side of the Moon Looks Eerie in Photos Taken by SpaceIL Beresheet Lander
Dark Side of the Moon Looks Eerie in Photos Taken by SpaceIL Beresheet Lander

8 Apr 2019, 12:09 UTC / SpaceIL Beresheet lander entered Lunar orbit last week and sent back several new photos showing the dark side of the Moon

 
NASA Test Fires SLS Engines, Says 5 Year Target for Moon Return Possible
NASA Test Fires SLS Engines, Says 5 Year Target for Moon Return Possible

5 Apr 2019, 13:23 UTC / Final hot test fire of the Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-25 engine was completed this week at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi

 
NASA Orion Spacecraft Conducts First Altitude Abort System Test
NASA Orion Spacecraft Conducts First Altitude Abort System Test

29 Mar 2019, 15:03 UTC / The Northrop Grumman Orion capsule performed on March 20 a static hot-fire test of the Launch Abort System Attitude Control Motor

 
America to Return to the Moon Much Sooner than Planned
America to Return to the Moon Much Sooner than Planned

27 Mar 2019, 10:00 UTC / Vice president Mike Pence said the administration he is part of wants Americans to return to the Moon four years sooner than planned, in 2024

 
Toyota Reveals Pressurized Moon Rover Designed for JAXA
Toyota Reveals Pressurized Moon Rover Designed for JAXA

13 Mar 2019, 09:46 UTC / The rover will have an enclosed body capable of providing all the needed functions for the crew to survive without the need for them to be equipped with suits

 
NASA Gets $21 Billion Budget to Go Explore the Moon and Mars
NASA Gets $21 Billion Budget to Go Explore the Moon and Mars

12 Mar 2019, 10:55 UTC / The budget seems to be solid enough for the agency to go forward with most of its plans for the future, including a return to the Moon and missions to Mars

 
NASA Readies New Experiments for the Moon, Plans to Launch Them This Year
NASA Readies New Experiments for the Moon, Plans to Launch Them This Year

22 Feb 2019, 10:06 UTC / In all, 12 such experiments have been chosen by NASA to be launched by the end of this year using American commercial partners