Friday, December 9, 2022

Moon mission

NASA picks SpaceX for 2nd crewed Starship demonstration mission to moon

 NASA has awarded a contract modification to Elon Musk-run SpaceX to further develop its Starship human landing system to meet agency requirements for long-term human exploration of the Moon under Artemis. With this addition, SpaceX will provide a second crewed...

Weather may play spoilsport as NASA prepares again for Moon mission launch

As NASA prepares to launch its much-anticipated Artemis 1 Moon mission next week, there is only a 20 per cent chance that the weather will be ideal for the launch. The US space agency is monitoring the forecast associated with...

Artemis I Moon mission: NASA troubleshoots hydrogen leak issue

The US space agency has once again readied its Artemis I moon mission and met all objectives, including the key hydrogen leak threat which has resulted in two failure attempts. After encountering a hydrogen leak early in the loading process...

NASA prepares to launch Artemis I Moon mission on Sep 27

NASA will attempt to launch its Artemis I moon mission on September 27 after two failures, with a potential backup opportunity of October 2 under review. NASA said that it adjusted the targeted dates for a cryogenic demonstration test and...

NASA aims Sep 3 as next Artemis Moon mission launch attempt

The US space agency will now target September 3 as the new launch date for the Artemis I Moon mission that was scrubbed last Monday owing to technical glitch with one of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket's engines. NASA...

NASA Moon mission slips to possible Aug launch date

Over the last month or so, NASA has battled sudden, unexpected technical issues surrounding the Artemis I moon mission, a trailblazing endeavor to bring humanity back to the lunar surface. And on Thursday, the agency announced that Artemis I’s...