NASA opens the moon capsule after almost 50 years

NASA scientists have opened a pristine rock and soil sample from the moon returned to Earth from the mission Apollo 17, an event that never happened in over 40 years, that is the opening of the capsule containing a pristine rock sample e regolith of the Apollo era. The American Space Agency has decided to let its researchers exercise in view of future missions, especially for the Artemis project, which will culminate with the sending of a crew to our satellite. read more

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NASA, Boeing proposes its lander for the Moon

There NASA plans to bring the man back to the moon with the Artemis program e Boeing would like to create one of the landers that will be used during the mission. The aerospace company allegedly presented the proposal for an integrated Human Lander System (HLS), designed to be "the fastest way" to reach the lunar surface. read more

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NASA, VIPER rover to look for water on the Moon

Before bringing the man back to the moon, the NASA will send a golf cart-sized robot to the South Pole Basin-Aitken, right where the Artemis mission crew will land. The machine, called Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover o VIPER, will look for water ice in the region and collect some samples to help researchers understand if our natural satellite has enough water to support future missions and inhabitants. read more

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New study on space elevator to the Moon

It is certainly not the first time that we hear of a mysterious space elevator, which is fundamentally impossible. It is not in the form in which in the past it was thought, that is a real structure that from the Earth rises up to the Moon. However, there is a new study by the University of Cambridge and the Columbia of two astronomers that could open a new window towards this bizarre idea, starting the cable directly from the Moon. read more

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