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NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries

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As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the Moon’s surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth’s nearest neighbor. Two of the payload suites will land on the far side of the Moon, a first for NASA. All three investigations will receive rides to the lunar surface as…

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From Flags and Lunar Modules to Rovers and Family Pictures

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For All Moonkind, Inc., the only organization in the world dedicated to protecting human heritage in space, is proud to unveil the For All Moonkind Moon Registry, a free online resource that catalogs and celebrates human historical sites and artifacts on the Moon. From Luna to Apollo to Chang’e and everything in between, the Moon Registry www.moonregistry.forallmoonkind.org provides overviews of every mission…

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NASA Selects Intuitive Machines to Land Water-Measuring Payload on the Moon

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NASA has awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston approximately $47 million to deliver a drill combined with a mass spectrometer to the Moon by December 2022 under the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative. The delivery of the Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment known as PRIME-1 will help NASA search for ice at the Moon’s South Pole and, for the first…

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NASA Announces Partners to Advance ‘Tipping Point’ Technologies for the Moon, Mars

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  NASA has selected 14 American companies, including several small businesses, as partners to develop a range of technologies that will help forge a path to sustainable Artemis operations on the Moon by the end of the decade. U.S. industry submitted the proposals to NASA’s fifth competitive Tipping Point solicitation, and the selections have an expected combined award value of more…

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NASA Selects Catherine Koerner as Orion Program Manager

NASA has selected Catherine Koerner as manager of the agency’s Orion Program. In this role, she will be responsible for the development and operations of NASA’s newest spacecraft that will carry astronauts on Artemis missions to the Moon and return them safely to Earth. Koerner begins her new position effective Tuesday, Sept. 8. “I’m honored to be selected as the…

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