As NASA turns 60, it's set its sights on returning to the moon, and the company behind the space agency's next-generation spaceship has an idea for a 21st-century lunar lander. Now playing: Watch this: This Lunar Lander aims to be a lifeline for a future... 1:39 On Wednesday at the International Astronautical Congress in Germany, Lockheed Martin is presenting its … [Read more...] about This lunar lander concept could take us back to the moon
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What's past is prologue for NASA, at least in terms of human spaceflight. The United States is working to put boots back on the moon, as the nation did during the Apollo era nearly five decades ago, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine stressed during a video message to commemorate the agency's 60th birthday today (Oct. 1). "President [Dwight] Eisenhower launched our nation into the … [Read more...] about NASA Wants the Moon Again (and Mars, Too!) As Agency Turns 60
Leading military space strategy experts are pondering the role of cislunar space in the context of President Donald Trump's plan to establish a U.S. Space Force. Just how valuable is that stretch of space between Earth and the moon's orbit? Might this celestial real estate become hot property as an extension of military arenas in low Earth orbit, medium Earth orbit, and … [Read more...] about Will the US Military Space Force’s Reach Extend to the Moon?
Tech & Science NASA is getting ready to send astronauts back to the Moon. It plans to have American feet on the lunar surface “no later than the late 2020s.” “This will be the first chance for the majority of people alive today to witness a Moon landing—a moment when, in awe and wonder, the world holds its breath,” the agency said in a … [Read more...] about America is Going Back to the Moon—Thanks to Donald Trump
The Moon is a pretty barren place. Sure, there are a few buggies, some golf balls, a flag, urine bags, a family photo. But it’s mostly empty. If a company called ispace has its way, though, Earth’s closest space neighbor will soon(ish) be the site of a bustling, industrial city full of workers and tourists. Moon Valley, the dreamers call it. Yesterday, those … [Read more...] about Everyone Wants to Go to the Moon Again—Logic Be Damned