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NASA Administrator to Discuss Human Lander Update for Artemis Program

NASA, 19 August 2019 – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, joined by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks, Robert Aderholt, Scott DesJarlais and Brian Babin, will discuss updates on the agency’s plans for

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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA 14 August 2019 – SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call

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First Private Moon Lander Heralds New Lunar Space Race

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN – 21 February 2019 – Elizabeth Gibney – Israeli firm is sending a privately built craft to the Moon – and leading a fresh era of exploration. Israel is heading

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Hippocamp: the Moon That Shouldn’t Be There

FUTURISM – 21 February 2019 -Kristin Houser – In 2013, scientists discovered a tiny moon orbiting Neptune. They gave it the forgettable name S/2004 N 1, but it soon earned the nickname of “the

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Chinese Rover Finds Lunar Nights Colder Than Expected

Phys.org – 30 January 2019 – China’s lunar lander has woken from a freezing fortnight-long hibernation to find night-time temperatures on the moon’s dark side are colder than previously thought,

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Winning Ideas For 3D Printing on the Moon

ESA – 23 January 2019 – While studying lunar base concepts ESA ran a competition, asking: what would you 3D print on the Moon, to make it feel like home? Responses

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Preparing Astronauts for Lunar Exploration

ESA – 23 January 2019 – Developing the most efficient and safest way to return to the Moon starts on Earth. European astronauts and spacewalk experts are getting ready for the

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Skywatchers See “Super Blood Wolf Moon”

BBC – 21 January 2019 – A lunar eclipse, which some are referring to as a “super blood wolf moon”, has delighted skywatchers around the world. During the spectacular event,

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Gene Cernan, Last Man to Walk on Moon, Dies Aged 82

(BBC) – US astronaut Gene Cernan – the last man to walk on the Moon – has died aged 82. America’s space agency Nasa said it was “saddened by the

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Huygens: ‘Ground Truth’ From an Alien Moon

(SPACE DAILY) – After a two-and-a-half-hour descent, the metallic, saucer-shaped spacecraft came to rest with a thud on a dark floodplain covered in cobbles of water ice, in temperatures hundreds

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