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Moon Mission

How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars

“If God wanted man to become a spacefaring species, He would have given man a moon.” The famed rocket scientist Krafft Ehricke uttered those words in 1984. He wanted to highlight how we could use the moon as a springboard to expand human civilization into the rest of the solar…
bubmag
September 23, 2020
Moon Mission

India’s Chandrayaan-2 moon mission hits 1-year mark in lunar orbit

Home News Spaceflight An artist's depiction of the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter studying the moon's surface. (Image: © ISRO) India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar orbiter has finished one year and 4,400 trips around the moon — and the spacecraft is just getting started, Indian space agency officials said Thursday (Aug. 20)."The spacecraft is healthy…
bubmag
August 21, 2020
Moon Mission

Russia gearing up to launch moon mission in 2021

Russia's Luna-25 spacecraft is starting to come together ahead of its planned launch next year.Last month, flight units of Russian scientific instruments were delivered from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences to NPO Lavochkin — part of Roscosmos, the Russian federal space agency. Russian space industry…
bubmag
August 7, 2020
Moon Mission

What Apollo 18 Can Teach Us About COVID-19

Given the state of the world right now, it's no great surprise that President Trump's goal to send humans back to the moon by 2024 is in jeopardy. Many space policy experts questioned the feasibility of that deadline even when it was originally announced in March of last year. Now…
bubmag
August 3, 2020