Lunar

NASA Inspector General releases scathing report on lunar effort

Placeholder while loading article actions For years, NASA struggled with the hot air balloon rocket costs and the spacecraft he wants to use to send astronauts to the moon. Now he has significant problems with an obscure but vital piece of hardware used to transport and launch the rocket: a scaffolding tower known as the …

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NASA announces who will develop new spacesuits for lunar astronauts

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. NASA has selected Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace to develop the next spacesuits for astronauts working outside the International Space Station (ISS), exploring the moon on Artemis missions and preparing for future human missions to Mars. The agency said Wednesday that the Exploration Extravehicular Activity Services (xEVAS) contract allows …

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NASA grants 2 companies the chance to build lunar spacesuits

The suits will also be worn by crew members living and working on the International Space Station. The orbital laboratory is not only a testing ground for space exploration, but also new technology. The contracts were awarded by NASA as part of its business partnership development strategy. Both companies have been selected to move forward …

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Moon’s Orientale Basin

Ancient lunar volcanoes could provide future astronauts with drinking water and rocket fuel

The moon’s eastern basin as seen by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Credit: NASA GSFC Billions of years ago, a series of volcanic eruptions raged across the moon, blanketing hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the orb’s surface in hot lava. Over the eons, this lava created the dark spots, or maria, that give the …

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