Tag Archives: NASA

Rocket Lab’s launch of the CAPSTONE mission to the Moon will feature new capabilities

The CAPSTONE CubeSat

Rocket Lab's now well-known for their Electron Rockets, and one of them is about to carry NASA and Advanced Space’s Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) mission on the first leg of its trip to the Moon.  It’s Rocket Lab’s new Photon vehicle and its HyperCurie engine that will bring CAPSTONE the rest of the way, though, and Photon’s maiden voyage …

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Gemini Powers Up

Astronaut Ed White floats in the microgravity of space outside the Gemini IV spacecraft. Behind him is the brilliant blue Earth and its white cloud cover. White is wearing a specially-designed space suit. The visor of the helmet is gold plated to protect him against the unfiltered rays of the sun. In his left hand is a Hand-Held Self-Maneuvering Unit with which he controls his movements in space.

In this episode of the Terranauts podcast we continue the story of the Gemini program, and finally, NASA is ready to move forward with the programs mission.

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MDA joins Lockheed Martin and General Motors on Lunar Mobility Vehicle effort

Early artist illustration of Lunar Mobility Vehicle's

At the 37th Space Symposium MDA announced that they’ll be providing robotic arm technology to the Lunar Mobility Vehicle (LMV) effort of partners Lockheed Martin and General Motors as part of NASA's Artemis Mission’s Lunar Terrain Vehicle opportunity. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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What Axiom’s first mission means for future astronauts

The Axiom Ax-1 mission crew

The crew of the first fully commercial human mission to the International Space Station is "chomping at the bit" for the debut mission of Axiom Space, its co-founder reported. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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