lunar exploration

A new way to Peer Into the Permanently Shadowed Craters on the Moon, Searching for Deposits of Water ice

Not all flashlights are created equal. Some are stronger, consume more power, or have features such as blinking or strobes.…

2 weeks ago

Artemis Astronauts Could Rely on Solar Cells Made out of Moon Dust

Researchers from TalTech have devised a cost-effective method for producing lightweight, flexible solar cells on the Moon!

6 months ago

Chris Hadfield Drives in the Desert With a new Lunar Rover Prototype

As the Apollo astronauts found out, mobility is everything. Apollo’s Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) – sometimes called the Lunar Rover…

11 months ago

NASA is Upping the Power on its Lunar Wattage Challenge!

NASA and HeroX have launched Phase II of their Watts on the Moon Challenge, which will reward a total of…

12 months ago

Self-Driving Lunar Rovers for Astronaut Road Trips on the Moon

What happens when you cross one of the world’s largest defense contractors with one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers? …

2 years ago

Move Over Artemis Accords! Behold the Lunar Governance Report and EAGLE Manifesto!

After a year of consultation, interviews, and intensive review, the Space Generation Advisory Council's EAGLE team has released a document…

2 years ago

ESA is Working on a Mission to Explore Caves on the Moon

Infrastructure is going to be one of the biggest components of any permanent human settlement on the moon.  NASA Artemis…

2 years ago

Figuring Out How To Breathe the Moon’s Regolith

Oxygen ranks right up there as one of the most important resources for use in space exploration.  Not only is…

2 years ago

NASA Announces 14 New “Tipping Point” Technologies for its Lunar Exploration

NASA recently awarded contracts to fourteen companies to develop technologies that will help them return to the Moon, and stay…

2 years ago

Finally! A Solution to Deal With Sticky Lunar Dust

As a wise man once said, “I don’t like sand.  It’s coarse and rough and irritating - and it gets…

2 years ago