Astrobotic’s tiny Moon rover is on its way to NASA for testing

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Astrobotic’s CubeRover is on its way to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the robotics company announced today. The CubeRover is designed to provide a mobile platform for scientific instruments on the surface of the Moon.CubeRover was co-developed …

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India’s lunar lander crashed within 500 meters of its target

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In September, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) lost contact with its Vikram lander as it was making its descent to the lunar surface. If you were one of the people who guessed that Vikram crashed, you are correct. In a report to l…

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NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

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NASA doesn’t just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a “sustained human presence” and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those solicited…

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