NASA, Government of Japan Formalize Gateway Partnership for Artemis Program

The agreement also marks NASA’s intent to provide crew opportunities for Japanese astronauts to the Gateway, which will be determined following additional discussions, and documented in a future arrangement.

Artemis I Stacks Up

Launching in 2021, Artemis I will be an uncrewed test of the Orion spacecraft and SLS rocket as an integrated system ahead of crewed flights to the Moon. Under the…

Radiation dosage on Lunar surface “safe for long-term human exploration”

Guest “Let’s light this candle!” by David Middleton Moon safe for long-term human exploration, first surface radiation measurements show By Adam Mann Sep. 25, 2020 , 2:00 PM Moonwalkers take heart—China’s…

Jessica Watkins: First Geologist on Mars?

Guest “what a journey that would be” by David Middleton Hat tip to Mrs. Middleton… NEWS Q&A 19 MAY 2020The first footprints on Mars could belong to this geologistNASA astronaut…

NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept

From NASA April 2, 2020 When NASA sends astronauts to the surface of the Moon in 2024, it will be the first time outside of watching historical footage most people…

NASA to Industry: Send Ideas for Lunar Rovers

From NASA Feb. 6, 2020 As NASA’s Artemis lunar exploration program mounts toward a robust decade of modern science, research, and human exploration at the Moon, the agency is asking…

NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, Artemis Lunar Program Gets Fast Tracked in 2019

From NASA Dec. 23, 2019 RELEASE 19-095 In 2019, NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing, the most historic moment in space exploration, while also…