Electricity on Moon: NASA Starts Accepting Proposals for Establishing Lunar Nuclear Power System by 2030 | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Artist’s concept of new fission power system on the lunar surface. (NASA) Electricity has revolutionised the world like nothing ever has, and it’s impossible for humanity to imagine a life on Earth without it. Now, what if we could generate electricity in space? Can it revolutionise space travel? The US space agency NASA has now … Read more

Uplift Aerospace Announces Successful Testing of Lunar Concrete and Begins Next Phase of Research

PARK CITY, UT / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2021 / NRP Stone, Inc. (OTC PINK:NRPI) NRP Stone is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Uplift Aerospace, has successfully completed its first phase of research for a lunar concrete with its Luna-crete formulation. During testing, the Luna-crete prototype reached compressive strengths above 10,000 psi, surpassing its … Read more

The longest lunar eclipse in centuries will happen this week, NASA says

Credit: CC0 Public Domain You can see the longest partial lunar eclipse in hundreds of years this week. The “nearly total” lunar eclipse is expected overnight Thursday, Nov. 18, to Friday, Nov. 19, NASA said. “The Moon will be so close to opposite the Sun on Nov 19 that it will pass through the southern … Read more

Blue Moon: Jeff Bezos presents a lunar module for transporting loads

The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has presented the model of a lunar module with which his space company Blue Origin wants to bring material and later humans to the moon. Bezos showed the vehicle called “Blue Moon” at an event in Washington. A total of 3.6 tons or, in a stronger variant, even 6.5 tons … Read more

Amazon boss Bezos presents his lunar module “Blue Moon”

Blue Moon In total, the lunar module should be able to transport loads of up to 3.6 tons to the moon. (Photo: AP) New York Jeff Bezos has ambitious plans. The Amazon boss and founder of the space company Blue Origin wants to go to the moon. “It’s time to return to the moon – … Read more

Blue Origin’s lawsuit dismissed. SpaceX is the only supplier of NASA’s lunar lander

The United States Court of Federal Claims dismissed Blue Origin’s August complaint that it did not accept NASA’s choice of a preferred supplier for a new manned lunar lander. The contractor was SpaceX, although before the announcement of the outcome of the procedure, the American space agency repeatedly declared its intention to select two competitive … Read more

Blue Origin’s suit for a manned lunar lander denied

Blue Origin’s suit for a manned lunar lander denied Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:45 PM (edit) Visualization showing the moon version of Starship on the surface of the Silver Globe (Source: SpaceX) Visualization showing the moon version of Starship on the surface of the Silver Globe (Source: SpaceX) US Court of Federal Claims United States … Read more

New Idea: Use the Starship HLS to Create a Lunar Base!

Between the multiple space agencies planning to conduct crewed missions to the lunar surface, the many commercial entities who’ve contracted them to assist them, and proposals for lunar bases, the message of the modern space age is clear: We’re going back to the Moon. And this time, we intend to stay! Just like the efforts … Read more

First Lunar Samples Brought to Earth Since 1976 Hints at Strange Volcanic Eruptions

The spewing of lava from volcanoes on the Moon has become much more recent than scientists believed. But how it happened is difficult to understand. This conclusion was drawn from the analysis of a rock sample gathered on the moon and was delivered to earth by Chang’e-5 in late 2020. (Photo : Getty Images) First … Read more