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DARPA picks 14 companies for lunar architecture study

WASHINGTON — DARPA has selected 14 companies, ranging from small startups to established aerospace corporations, to particip

Sierra Space Secures DARPA Contract for Lunar Oxygen Extraction Framework for LunA-10 Capability Study

LOUISVILLE, Colo. – Dec. 05, 2023 – Sierra Space, a leading pureplay commercial space company building

Qosmosys Secures Historic US$100 Million in Seed Funding, Sets New Industry Record

Singapore, October 17, 2023 – Qosmosys, a pioneering force in lunar technology, is thrilled to announce an industry-record-s

Chandrayaan-3: India becomes fourth country to land on the moon

HELSINKI — India’s Chandrayaan-3 lander successfully touched down on the moon Wednesday, making the country only the fourt

NASA Selects Geology Team for the First Crewed Artemis Lunar Landing

NASA has selected the geology team that will develop the surface science plan for the first crewed lunar landing mission in mo

Identifying Challenges along the Lunar ISRU Value Chain

The European Space Agency (ESA), in partnership with the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) in Luxembourg, is

UK Space Agency backs Rolls-Royce nuclear power for Moon exploration

Scientists and engineers at Rolls-Royce are working on the Micro-Reactor programme to develop technology that will provide pow

Airbus To Design Qosmosys’ ‘ZeusX’ Moon Mission

On Feb. 15th, Airbus Defence and Space has signed an agreement with Qosmosys, a company headquartered in Singapore and with a

Land your idea, Lunar Science Rideshare (Luna Ride)

Announcing a global collaboration for lunar surface exploration. This mission is made possible through integration of payloads

ICON Wins NASA Contract for Lunar 3D Printing

Within a decade, a startup known for building cheap 3D-printed houses on Earth is hoping to bring the materials cost for build

ESA ground stations to support first commercial Moon landing

Mission 1 is the first mission of the HAKUTO-R lunar exploration programme from the company ispace, based in Tokyo, Japan, wit

China outlines pathway for lunar and deep space exploration

HELSINKI — China has laid out its pathway for robotic and crewed lunar and deep space exploration, with a number of missions

Artemis: the Fucino Space Centre is ready to contribute to the return to the Moon

Telespazio’s Fucino Space Centre and the Italian Space Agency (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana or ASI) will support tracking of NA

Canadensys Aerospace Awarded CSA Lunar Rover Contract

(Toronto, Ontario – Monday, November 14, 2022) Canadensys Aerospace is pleased to announce it has received a contract from t

KSAT’s lunar ground network presented during Space Week

KSAT is expanding its offering to include commercial lunar communication services through a dedicated network of 20m-class ant

Eta Space Completes Critical Milestone for LOXSAT Contract

ROCKLEDGE, FL, UNITED STATES , September 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Eta Space, a cryogenic fluid management (CFM) com

Helios And Eta Space Combine Technologies To Extract And Store Liquid Oxygen On The Moon

TEL AVIV and ROCKLEDGE – Two space tech companies, Helios and Eta Space, today announced they are joining forces to sol

Axiom Space wins NASA Task Order to Build Next Generation Spacesuits for Artemis III

(HOUSTON, 7 of September 2022) – Commercial space leader Axiom Space today announced it has been awarded the first task or

Three Companies To Help NASA Advance Solar Array Technology On The Moon

NASA has selected three companies to further advance work on deployable solar array systems that will help power the agency’

Reserve Pool of Science Activities for the Moon: A SciSpacE Announcement of Opportunity

ESA invites the science and research community to submit innovative science research activities that can be undertaken at the

This tiny moon rover has a leg up on traditional spacecraft designs

Students at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands are developing the world’s smallest and lig

South Korea’s first lunar orbiter on way to the moon

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s first lunar orbiter has begun its voyage toward the moon on a mission critical to the c

Hyundai partners with research institutes to develop vehicle for lunar surface exploration

SEOUL, South Korea — Hyundai Motor is moving to develop a vehicle for lunar surface exploration.  The Korean carmaker and i

Draper wins NASA contract for farside lunar lander mission

WASHINGTON — NASA awarded a contract to Draper to send three science instruments to the far side of the moon through a comme

Orbit Fab to donate regolith to lunar resources trust

WASHINGTON — Orbit Fab, a startup that is developing an infrastructure for in-space refueling of spacecraft, announced plans

Fund a fellow by Open Lunar Foundation

Open Lunar Foundation engages in programs and activities to create a peaceful, self-sustaining presence on the Moon, with the

NASA Opens Second Phase of $3.5 Million Lunar Excavation Competition

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (NASA PR) — NASA launched the second phase of its Break the Ice Lunar Challenge to advance technology th

Canadian Space Agency Funds Novel Ideas for Potential Moon Infrastructure

LONGUEIUL, Que. (CSA PR) — As humanity tackles the challenges of creating a permanent human presence on the Moon, multiple C

NASA Funds R&D Projects to Extract Oxygen, Metals From Lunar Regolith

NASA has selected six research and development projects for funding that are focused on extracting oxygen and metals from luna

Lunar Outpost Announces $12 Million Seed Investment to Scale Mobility Technology Enabling Commercial Lunar Advancement

GOLDEN, CO – MAY 23, 2022 – Lunar Outpost, a global leader in commercial planetary mobility, announced a $12 million see