All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lunar Landing’

NASA Looking For Companies to Build Lunar Landers

NASA’s commercial spaceflight program has largely been a success for the agency. Both SpaceX and Orbital Sciences have now performed successful resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS). With commercial spaceflight a success, NASA is now moving ahead with more commercial space industry partnerships. The agency this week announced that it is now looking for companies that can ferry …

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NASA Brushes Off Its Apollo Dust Data

It’s been 40 years since the last Apollo mission, and this week NASA announced that findings from those missions continue to provide researchers with new insights into the the moon. Scientists at the National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC), NASA’s archive for space science mission data, are currently restoring data from Apollo 14 and Apollo 15 dust detectors. “This is …

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NASA Unveils New Rover Prototype

Yesterday the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unveiled the prototype for their new lunar rover that they want to help in future missions. Together with the Canadian Space Agency, NASA is teaming on a project called RESOLVE which stands for Regolith and Environmental Science and Oxygen and Lunar Extraction. The hopes is that the new rover will be able …

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