15 Jun 2020

NASA Taps Astrobotic to Deliver its Water-Searching VIPER Rover to the Moon

Astrobotic, a PA-based, space robotics company, will deliver the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the moon’s the South Pole. VIPER is NASA’s water-searching mobile technology and intelligence rover, that the agency plans to send into space near the end of 2020. Astrobotic was awarded a task order valued

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08 Apr 2020

White House signals support for a new international Moon Treaty

On April 6, the White House released a new executive order that stated the administration will work to formalize rules regarding the collection and use of resources regarding space and the Moon. While the US and several other countries did not endorse the 1979 attempt to create a “Moon Treaty,”

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12 Jun 2019

Mass anomaly detected under the moon’s largest crater

A new Baylor University study has detected an underground mass of metal “five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii” underneath the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin, an impact crater on the far side of the moon and the biggest known crater in our solar system. The researchers believe that

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