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Tags results for 'moon base'

NASA Hopes to Test Mining Moon Water for Future Manned Missions

Posted in Science on 2nd Nov, 2014 09:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Two proposed missions would scour the moon’s upper crust for deposits of ice that may support moon bases.

Roscosmos to test its Moon base on Earth

Posted in Hardware on 6th Nov, 2014 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Russian space agency Roscosmos will build a prototype of the base it plans to build on the Moon beyond 2030 on Earth.

A 3D Printed Moon Base: Science Fiction?

Posted in Science on 25th Dec, 2014 02:10 AM
by AlexMuller
One day everything that can be made in space will be made in space, and this will radically increase the potential for human space exploration.

Another Russian Company Wants to Build a Base on the Moon

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2015 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
A Russian company says that it is capable of constructing an exploration base on the moon, which will cost in the region of £6 billion.

What It Will Take for Humans to Live on the Moon?

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2015 10:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago.

Should the European Space Agency build a colony on the far side of the Moon?

Posted in Science on 14th Jul, 2015 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The new head of the European Space Agency has a plan, for humanity to build a 'village on the Moon'.

A new NASA-funded study lays out a plan to return humans to the Moon

Posted in Science on 22nd Jul, 2015 12:28 AM
by AlexMuller
Footprints by 2021 and a permanent base by the 2030s.

Moon village would host first class research

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2015 11:07 PM
by AlexMuller
Europe’s new space chief Johann-Dietrich Wörner explains his lunar ambitions in an interview with Nature.

Europe and Russia mission to assess Moon settlement

Posted in Science on 17th Oct, 2015 01:01 AM
by AlexMuller
A lander to be sent to an unexplored area at the Moon's south pole. It will be one of a series of missions that prepares for the return of humans to the surface.

Russia announces plans to send humans to the Moon in 2029

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015 01:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Roscomsos claim that they are currently building the spacecraft for the mission now, with its first flight into space planned for 2021.

Russia and Europe Want a Moon Colony; Why Is NASA So Focused on Mars?

Posted in Hardware on 25th Nov, 2015 07:34 PM
by AlexMuller
12 Americans have put their boots on the Moon. But NASA has no plans to send humans back. Instead, NASA will shoot straight to Mars.

Russia plans manned mission to Moon and Moon base for around 2030

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2015 05:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Russia is planning manned missions to the Moon that will require from 4 to 6 launches of the Angara-A5V heavy-lift carrier rocket.

The World Is Racing to Build a Moon Base

Posted in Science on 1st Jan, 2016 10:45 PM
by AlexMuller
ESA (and China) are looking at lunar bases in the next couple decades, and NASA is looking at the space in the moon's orbit.

Designer of Apple 'spaceship' campus working with ESA on 3D printed moon base

Posted in Hardware on 6th Jan, 2016 09:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The idea is to build a permanent base near the south pole of the moon, that could eventually be used as a staging ground for future trips to Mars.

Europe will send humans to the moon by 2030, ESA says

Posted in Science on 9th Jan, 2016 06:35 PM
by AlexMuller
"This return to the Moon envisions human missions starting in the early 2020s that would see astronauts interact with robots on the lunar surface from orbit."

The Case for an International Moon Base

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2016 10:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Toward the end of 2015, Russia’s space program announced plans to begin a series of lunar missions that would culminate in the creation of a manned moon base by 2030.

Moonbase by 2022 for $10 billion, says NASA

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2016 09:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Several key changes have taken place over the past decade. These include the development of the space launch business, leading to an overall reduction in the cost of launches.

The moon base race: senior NASA staff call for lunar station

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2016 11:04 AM
by AlexMuller
Acknowledging similar Moon base proposals by the Chinese, Russians and ESA, the writers argued that the project would maintain NASA’s position as a leader in space research.

Steam powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2016 06:06 PM
by AlexMuller
In January the European Space Agency announced plans to build a 3D printed lunar village by 2030 made from Moon rock.

The First Moon Base May Be Printed

Posted in Hardware on 19th May, 2016 10:38 AM
by AlexMuller
3D printed objects don’t have to be small. Entire houses have now been 3D printed.

Bigelow Aerospace calls for doubling of NASA budget to 1% of the budget

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2016 12:06 PM
by AlexMuller
The increase would also be used to support more ambitious space exploration efforts by NASA, such as lunar exploration.

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2030, there could be an initial lunar settlement of six to 10 pioneers, scientists, technicians and engineers, which could grow to 100 by 2040, he predicted.

Japan Just Discovered the Perfect Spot to Build a Moonbase

Posted in Science on 21st Oct, 2017 02:03 AM
by Alex Muller
It’s only now that analysis of the radar data has revealed just how big this cave is.

Scientist devises a solar reactor to make water and oxygen from moon rocks

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2017 06:50 AM
by Alex Muller
An aerospace engineer has built a machine to make water and oxygen from the lunar regolith, powered by solar energy.

Japan discovers new 50km cave in moon, raises hope for human colonization

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2017 08:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has just discovered a massive underground cave in moon as potential location for a lunar station.

Elon Musk: We Should Already Have a Lunar Base by Now

Posted in Business on 15th Dec, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Following Trump's signing of a directive telling NASA to refocus on the Moon, Elon Musk took to Twitter to voice his opinion that we should've had a moon base long before now.

China Mission in Lunar Orbit and May Race SpaceX for Next Lunar Manned Mission

Posted in Business on 13th Dec, 2018 02:32 PM
by Alex Muller
China plans a permanent robotic lunar outpost in about 10 years. There could be European Space Agency partnership with China’s moon base.

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