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Spacecraft Could Make Their Own Landing Pads as They Descend onto the Lunar Surface
Spacecraft Could Make Their Own Landing Pads as They Descend onto the Lunar Surface

26 Sep 2021, 00:26 UTC / Landing on the rugged lunar surface might pose some serious risks for Artemis astronauts. This is why Masten is working to develop a FAST Landing Pad

 
Luxury Moon Resort Gives Space Travel a New Meaning, Boasts World’s Largest Sphere
Luxury Moon Resort Gives Space Travel a New Meaning, Boasts World’s Largest Sphere

24 Sep 2021, 04:10 UTC / Forget space travel, you can explore an authentic lunar colony at this stunning Moon Resort in Las Vegas, that blends science and entertainment.

 
NASA Will Land VIPER Next to the Moon's South Pole With Help From SpaceX Falcon-Heavy
NASA Will Land VIPER Next to the Moon's South Pole With Help From SpaceX Falcon-Heavy

21 Sep 2021, 07:43 UTC / The preparations for landing on the Moon's South Pole are rushing for the NASA scientists who are trying to find water and other resources

 
Trident Is the Mother of All Off-World Drills, Made to Dig Deep Into the Moon
Trident Is the Mother of All Off-World Drills, Made to Dig Deep Into the Moon

18 Sep 2021, 07:50 UTC / The Regolith and Ice Drill for Exploring New Terrain (Trident) is the name of a new piece of hardware being developed for digging holes on the Moon

 
Here’s Why the Upcoming Harvest Moon Is the Most Special Full Moon of the Year
Here’s Why the Upcoming Harvest Moon Is the Most Special Full Moon of the Year

17 Sep 2021, 21:40 UTC / The next full moon will appear on Monday evening, and you shouldn't miss it, because there won't be anything like it for the rest of the year.

 
We Really Should Be Building a Doomsday Vault on Another World
We Really Should Be Building a Doomsday Vault on Another World

5 Sep 2021, 09:03 UTC / A team from the University of Arizona is working on a proposal for a doomsday vault under the lunar surface, could save the seeds of life on Earth

 
NASA Is Looking for the Next-Gen Lunar Vehicle, Won't Be Your Grandpa's Moon Buggy
NASA Is Looking for the Next-Gen Lunar Vehicle, Won't Be Your Grandpa's Moon Buggy

1 Sep 2021, 13:16 UTC / NASA is asking U.S. companies for their input on a next-gen Moon Buggy that could transport Artemis astronauts on the lunar surface.

 
Dust to Dust, and Moondust to Oxygen – We’re Going to Space to Be Miners
Dust to Dust, and Moondust to Oxygen – We’re Going to Space to Be Miners

29 Aug 2021, 08:31 UTC / The European Space agency is looking for ways to extract oxygen from lunar soil to advance the scope of the future human presence there

 
When the Lights Go Out, This Apollo 15 Watch Shows You Asteroid Impacts on the Moon
When the Lights Go Out, This Apollo 15 Watch Shows You Asteroid Impacts on the Moon

27 Aug 2021, 12:20 UTC / Xeric is celebrating NASA's Apollo 15 mission with a special watch that incorporates glowing orbiting moons, impact craters and even a slice of meteorite.

 
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024

24 Aug 2021, 01:43 UTC / Ispace has revealed the design of its new lunar lander. Called Series 2, the lander is not only larger than Series 1, but it is also tougher.

 
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?

24 Aug 2021, 00:00 UTC / Recently, NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted one of the Martian moons, Deimos, hovering above its robotic head in the sky.

 
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It

22 Aug 2021, 18:10 UTC / The Russians sent a vehicle on the Moon in 1971 and, even if it's not working anymore, it is still used by American scientists.

 
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances

20 Aug 2021, 05:02 UTC / This month, we get the chance to see not only a rare and special kind of full moon, but also two planets that will shine extra brightly.

 
This Is the SpaceX Starship, and It’s Nothing It Can’t Do
This Is the SpaceX Starship, and It’s Nothing It Can’t Do

16 Aug 2021, 14:45 UTC / SpaceX Starship is getting ready for the first orbital flight, if successful the mission should open the doors to a flight to the Moon in 2023

 
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket

10 Aug 2021, 15:22 UTC / America spent ten years and $18.6 billion on getting the Space Launch System rocket ready to power the Artemis Moon exploration program

 
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon

9 Aug 2021, 14:19 UTC / On August 6th, Space service provider Rocket Lab announced that it shifted its CAPSTONE launch from NASA's facility in Virginia to New Zealand.

 
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat

6 Aug 2021, 16:18 UTC / NASA awarded a contract to Texas-based 3D printing company ICON to construct a simulated habitat using its 3D printing system Vulcan.

 
50 Years Ago, Two Men Took the Ultimate Drive. On Another World
50 Years Ago, Two Men Took the Ultimate Drive. On Another World

3 Aug 2021, 15:37 UTC / The Lunar Roving Vehicle is to date the only machine that carried people around on the surface of a world other than Earth

 
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago

2 Aug 2021, 16:35 UTC / 50 years ago, Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott took a Bulova watch with him to the Moon. To mark the historic moment, the watchmaker released a golden replica.

 
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet

31 Jul 2021, 18:23 UTC / The U.S. Government Accountability Office has officially dismissed Bezos' appeal over NASA's decision to award Elon Musk's SpaceX a lunar lander contract.