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Nature
1 month ago
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Exclusive: How NASA astronauts are training to walk on the Moon in 2026

NASA conducts moonwalking simulation in Arizona to prepare for Artemis III mission. [ more ]
GameSpot
4 months ago
OMG science

Rocket Launch Sends Ship To Space In Bid To Get Back To Moon, Explodes On Re-Entry

Successful Starship test flight celebrated by NASA and SpaceX
Challenges in re-entry and landing for the Starship during the test. [ more ]
Inverse
5 months ago
OMG science

Look! Epic Images Show 'Odysseus' Lander On Its Way To the Moon

The Intuitive Machines-1 (IM-1) mission is en route to the Moon to place a lander called Odysseus on its surface, aiming to become the first private lander on the Moon.
The CLPS program, which aims to make lunar trips more frequent and less expensive, encountered a setback when the Peregrine lander from Astrobotic suffered a propulsion anomaly and had to be self-destructed. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Science

Intuitive Machines IM-1 heads for Moon on SpaceX rocket

NASA launches Intuitive Machines' IM-1 mission to the Moon using a Falcon 9 rocket.
Mission is part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative with six payloads onboard. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Intuitive Machines: How this Houston startup is making space history

Intuitive Machines is set to launch its Nova-C IM-1 lander on a mission to the moon, becoming the first private soft-landing and American spacecraft since Apollo to touch down on the moon.
The Nova-C IM-1 lander will ferry 220 pounds of NASA demonstration technologies and commercial payloads involving various partners, including artist Jeff Koons and Columbia Sportswear. [ more ]
Inverse
5 months ago
OMG science

Astrobotic's Peregrine Lander Is Making a Fiery Re-Entry to Earth Right Now

The Peregrine lander from Astrobotic had a propulsion system failure and had to be destroyed before reaching the Moon's surface.
Astrobotic had a contract with NASA to transport scientific instruments to the Moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program. [ more ]
Nature
1 month ago
OMG science

Exclusive: How NASA astronauts are training to walk on the Moon in 2026

NASA conducts moonwalking simulation in Arizona to prepare for Artemis III mission. [ more ]
GameSpot
4 months ago
OMG science

Rocket Launch Sends Ship To Space In Bid To Get Back To Moon, Explodes On Re-Entry

Successful Starship test flight celebrated by NASA and SpaceX
Challenges in re-entry and landing for the Starship during the test. [ more ]
Inverse
5 months ago
OMG science

Look! Epic Images Show 'Odysseus' Lander On Its Way To the Moon

The Intuitive Machines-1 (IM-1) mission is en route to the Moon to place a lander called Odysseus on its surface, aiming to become the first private lander on the Moon.
The CLPS program, which aims to make lunar trips more frequent and less expensive, encountered a setback when the Peregrine lander from Astrobotic suffered a propulsion anomaly and had to be self-destructed. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Science

Intuitive Machines IM-1 heads for Moon on SpaceX rocket

NASA launches Intuitive Machines' IM-1 mission to the Moon using a Falcon 9 rocket.
Mission is part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative with six payloads onboard. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
OMG science

Intuitive Machines: How this Houston startup is making space history

Intuitive Machines is set to launch its Nova-C IM-1 lander on a mission to the moon, becoming the first private soft-landing and American spacecraft since Apollo to touch down on the moon.
The Nova-C IM-1 lander will ferry 220 pounds of NASA demonstration technologies and commercial payloads involving various partners, including artist Jeff Koons and Columbia Sportswear. [ more ]
Inverse
5 months ago
OMG science

Astrobotic's Peregrine Lander Is Making a Fiery Re-Entry to Earth Right Now

The Peregrine lander from Astrobotic had a propulsion system failure and had to be destroyed before reaching the Moon's surface.
Astrobotic had a contract with NASA to transport scientific instruments to the Moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program. [ more ]
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#china
The Verge
2 months ago
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China's Chang'e 6 Moon probe has a mysterious guest on board

China's Chang'e 6 lunar mission includes a small rover for potential water detection. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
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China to launch moon sample return mission, maybe next week

China's upcoming mission aims to land on the Moon, collect samples, and return to Earth, with potential future plans for a Mars sample return mission. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
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China Announces Name of Spacecraft Landing Crew on Moon

China's space agency is actively working towards sending astronauts to the Moon by 2030.
The China Manned Space Agency announced the names of its crewed capsule (Mengzhou) and lander (Lanyue) for the lunar mission. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
OMG science

China's Chang'e 6 Moon probe has a mysterious guest on board

China's Chang'e 6 lunar mission includes a small rover for potential water detection. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
OMG science

China to launch moon sample return mission, maybe next week

China's upcoming mission aims to land on the Moon, collect samples, and return to Earth, with potential future plans for a Mars sample return mission. [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
OMG science

China Announces Name of Spacecraft Landing Crew on Moon

China's space agency is actively working towards sending astronauts to the Moon by 2030.
The China Manned Space Agency announced the names of its crewed capsule (Mengzhou) and lander (Lanyue) for the lunar mission. [ more ]
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#intuitive-machines
Ars Technica
4 months ago
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It turns out that Odysseus landed on the Moon without any altimetry data

Intuitive Machines landed the first commercial vehicle on the Moon, despite some challenges.
The founder, Steve Altemus, is proud of the mission's success and the team's hard work. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
OMG science

Intuitive Machines lunar lander en route to the moon after SpaceX launch | TechCrunch

Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lander, Odysseus, has launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and is set to land on the moon on February 22.
The lander will carry scientific and commercial payloads and aims to operate for up to seven days on the lunar surface. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
OMG science

It turns out that Odysseus landed on the Moon without any altimetry data

Intuitive Machines landed the first commercial vehicle on the Moon, despite some challenges.
The founder, Steve Altemus, is proud of the mission's success and the team's hard work. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
OMG science

Intuitive Machines lunar lander en route to the moon after SpaceX launch | TechCrunch

Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lander, Odysseus, has launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and is set to land on the moon on February 22.
The lander will carry scientific and commercial payloads and aims to operate for up to seven days on the lunar surface. [ more ]
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#space-exploration
Mail Online
4 months ago
OMG science

How NASA's mission to drill for water on the moon will help astronauts

The first private craft on the moon is drilling for water
The spacecraft will use tools to dig three feet deep and analyze samples [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
6 months ago
OMG science

Doomed US lander crushes hopes for first European tech on the Moon

The Peregrine lunar lander is set to crash back to Earth after a critical loss of propellant shortly after launch.
The lander was carrying the first piece of European technology to touch down on the moon and the human remains of British author Sir Arthur Charles Clarke. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Mexico's space ambitions carried by five robots on the way to the Moon

Mexico's Colmena mission is the first private initiative to the Moon and the first time Mexico is taking part in a lunar expedition.
The Colmena project focuses on small robots and nanotechnology, which allows for the creation of many efficient robots. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Private US moon lander mission appears doomed after 'critical' fuel loss

Private mission to land on the Moon faces failure due to critical loss of fuel.
Astrobotic's Peregrine Lunar Lander experienced technical troubles with its propulsion system. [ more ]
Mail Online
4 months ago
OMG science

How NASA's mission to drill for water on the moon will help astronauts

The first private craft on the moon is drilling for water
The spacecraft will use tools to dig three feet deep and analyze samples [ more ]
TNW | Deep-Tech
6 months ago
OMG science

Doomed US lander crushes hopes for first European tech on the Moon

The Peregrine lunar lander is set to crash back to Earth after a critical loss of propellant shortly after launch.
The lander was carrying the first piece of European technology to touch down on the moon and the human remains of British author Sir Arthur Charles Clarke. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Mexico's space ambitions carried by five robots on the way to the Moon

Mexico's Colmena mission is the first private initiative to the Moon and the first time Mexico is taking part in a lunar expedition.
The Colmena project focuses on small robots and nanotechnology, which allows for the creation of many efficient robots. [ more ]
www.france24.com
6 months ago
OMG science

Private US moon lander mission appears doomed after 'critical' fuel loss

Private mission to land on the Moon faces failure due to critical loss of fuel.
Astrobotic's Peregrine Lunar Lander experienced technical troubles with its propulsion system. [ more ]
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The Atlantic
8 months ago
Science

SpaceX Is Holding Up America's Lunar Ambitions

The second liftoff of SpaceX's Starship rocket ended in an explosion, signaling a setback for Elon Musk's plans for space exploration.
The explosion is likely to cause delays in NASA's timeline for returning Americans to the moon, as SpaceX's Starship plays a crucial role in the mission. [ more ]
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