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 »

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 »