NASA’s space pallet concept could land rovers on the moon cheaply and simply Establishing an enduring presence on the Moon will mean making a lot of landings — and NASA researchers want to make those landings as reliable and cheap as possible. This robotic “pallet lander” concept would be a dead simple […]
NASA’s VIPER lunar rover will hunt water on the Moon in 2022 NASA is looking for liquid gold on the Moon — not oil, but plain-old water. If we’re going to have a permanent presence there, we’ll need it, so learning as much as we can about it is crucial. That’s why […]
SpaceX wants to land Starship on the Moon before 2022, then do cargo runs for 2024 human landing Speaking at a quick series of interviews with commercial space company’s at this year’s annual International Astronautical Congress, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell shed a little more light on her company’s current thinking […]
October 24, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, apollo, Artemis, Blue Origin, Congress, economy, jim bridenstine, NASA, Orion, Science, space, space technology, SpaceX, Startup company, Startups, TC, Washington D.C.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine explains how startups can help with Artemis Moon missions At this week’s International Astronautical Congress, where the space industry, international space agencies and researchers from around the world convene to discuss the state of space technology and business, I asked NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about what role he […]
October 15, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, Artemis, astronaut, astronauts, Buzz Aldrin, Clothing, flight suit, international space station, jim bridenstine, moon mission, NASA, neil armstrong, Orion, outer space, Radiation, space, space technology, spaceflight, TC
NASA’s new Artemis spacesuits make it easier for astronauts of all sizes to move on the Moon NASA revealed new spacesuits, specifically created for the Artemis generation of missions, which aim to get the first American woman and the next American man to the surface of the Moon by 2024. The new […]
NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to […]