October 23, 2019 No Comments Aerospace, ecuador, google lunar x prize, iac 2019, Mexico, Moon, outer space, Robotics, Science, space, Spacebit, spaceflight, Startups, TC, United Kingdom, Washington D.C.
Legged lunar rover startup Spacebit taps Latin American partners for Moon mission U.K.-based lunar rover startup Spacebit, a company developing robotic exploration hardware for use on the Moon, announced two new partners that will help it develop and finalize its technology ahead of its target mission date of 2021. The Ecuadorian Civilian […]
Japan will participate in NASA’s Lunar Gateway project for the Artemis program Japan has officially announced that it will participate with NASA’s Lunar Gateway project (via NHK), which will seek to establish an orbital research and staging station around the Moon. The Lunar Gateway is a key component of NASA’s Artemis program, […]
August 23, 2019 No Comments Asia, draper, flight, google lunar x prize, ispace, Japan, jaxa, moon landing, NASA, outer space, Science, shogakukan, space, spaceflight, SpaceX, Startups, suzuki, TC, Transportation
Japan’s ispace now aims for a lunar landing in 2021, and a Moon rover deployment in 2023 One of the private companies aiming to deliver a commercial lunar lander to the Moon has adjusted the timing for its planned mission, which isn’t all that surprising given the enormity of the task. Japanese […]
NASA calls for more companies to join its commercial lunar lander program NASA has opened up a call for companies to join the ranks of its nine existing Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) providers, a group it chose in November after a similar solicitation for proposals. With the CLPS program, NASA is […]
iSpace becomes the first private Chinese company to launch satellites to orbit With as successful launch from the Gobi desert blasting off at around 1:10 PM Beijing time (1:10 AM ET), Chinese space launch startup iSpace (which, awesomely, is also called ‘StarCraft Glory Space Technology Co.’) became the first private Chinese commercial […]