space

A New chemical heating system to keep lunar landers warm at night

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jan, 2022
by Alex Muller

A system that uses chemical reactions to keep a lander warm until the lunar dawn, to protect the electronics.

The biggest space telescope of all time has finally gotten off the ground

Posted in Hardware, Science on 27th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

As of now we wait for the telescope to finish its full deployment so that its scientific mission can begin.

MIT-Designed "Flying Saucer" May One Day Hover Its Way Across The Moon

Posted in Hardware, Science on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

"With a levitating rover, you don't have to worry about wheels or moving parts"

People In NASA Pushing For Leveraging SpaceX Super Heavy Starship

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 20th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

Starship missions to the lunar surface can be an important stepping stone for reaching Mars both technically and programmatically. The Moon can be a testbed and demonstration platform for ISRU technologies as well as Starship operations.

NASA pushes back its plans for a crewed lunar landing to 2025

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Where Apollo put humans on the Moon in only eight years after its starting from scratch with no more than some vague concepts, the current Artemis project has yet to repeat that event, despite beginning in 2012 and inheriting decades of knowledge and technological advances.