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Northrop Grumman selected to design and build Gateway's habitat module

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a US$187 million contract to design the Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) crew module for NASA's Gateway deep space outpost.

Making Lunar Water Mining About 1000 Times More Efficient

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

Florida researchers propose a new method, called Aqua Factorem, to extract lunar water. It will drastically reduce energy and complexity of lunar mining operations helping to establish this industry.

SpaceX Dragon XL Will Supply 5 Tons to the NASA Lunar Gateway

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

NASA is planning multiple supply missions in which the cargo spacecraft will stay at the Gateway for six to 12 months at a time.

Moon, Mars and beyond: Space exploration highlights coming up in 2020

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Science stands still for no one, and with a new year comes a new calendar of exciting events in spaceflight and exploration. New Atlas rounds up some of the most important milestones to look forward to in 2020.

NASA Just Invented a Paint That Blocks Moon Dust From Sticking to Everything

Posted in Science on 24th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Moon dust is a major problem for astronauts, but a simple coating could ward off damage.