Masten Space Systems files for bankruptcy

Up to date 2:25 p.m. Japanese with NASA assertion. WASHINGTON — Masten House Methods, an organization growing a lunar lander for a NASA mission, filed for Chapter 11 chapter July 28 with... Read more »

Draper wins NASA contract for farside lunar lander mission

WASHINGTON — NASA awarded a contract to Draper to ship three science devices to the far aspect of the moon by way of a business payload supply program. NASA introduced July 21... Read more »

NASA delays VIPER lunar rover launch by a year

WASHINGTON — NASA has delayed the launch of an ice-prospecting lunar rover by a yr to carry out extra testing of its business lander, the company introduced July 18. NASA mentioned it’s... Read more »

ESA ends cooperation with Russia on lunar missions

WASHINGTON — The European Area Company introduced April 13 it was additional slicing ties with Russia by dropping plans to cooperate on a collection of lunar missions, turning as a substitute to... Read more »

NASA has no plans to exchange lunar samples with China

WASHINGTON — NASA at the moment has no plans to commerce any of its Apollo-era lunar samples with these returned by China’s Chang’e-5 mission, though then company’s chief scientist held out hope... Read more »

Masten delays first lunar lander mission

WASHINGTON — Masten House Programs is pushing again the launch of its first lunar lander mission by almost a yr, the newest in a collection of delays by corporations with NASA contracts... Read more »

Astrobotic selects Falcon Heavy to launch NASA’s VIPER lunar rover

WASHINGTON — Astrobotic has signed a contract with SpaceX for the launch of its Griffin lunar lander, carrying a NASA lunar rover, on a Falcon Heavy in 2023. Astrobotic introduced April 13... Read more »

VIPER lunar rover mission cost increases

Up to date March 5 with NASA touch upon mission value. WASHINGTON — A NASA rover mission to search for ice on the south pole of the moon has handed a key... Read more »

NASA adds five companies to commercial lunar lander program

WASHINGTON — NASA introduced Nov. 18 that it was including 5 firms to a contract to carry out industrial deliveries of payloads to the floor of the moon, a bunch that ranges... Read more »

Draper developing technologies for lunar landings

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A half-century after creating the computer systems that guided the Apollo missions to the moon, Draper is engaged on applied sciences that it says can allow new human and... Read more »