New Lunar Rovers

Lockheed Martin and General Motors are teaming up to create their vision of a modern Lunar rover for the Artemis program. The companies announced Wednesday that they would be leveraging the technologies and experience of both partners to design a new rover that will enhance the ability of Artemis astronauts to explore large swaths ofContinue reading “New Lunar Rovers”

Seriously, Fund NASA.

Everyone’s favorite commercial space company has won the NASA contract for the next crewed lunar lander. That’s right, unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably already know that SpaceX and its Lunar Starship won the contract for the Artemis program’s Human Landing System. On one hand I am thrilled about this choice.  LoveContinue reading “Seriously, Fund NASA.”

NASA Picks Falcon Heavy to Launch Gateway Elements

On February 9th NASA announced that a Falcon Heavy rocket built by SpaceX will be used to launch the first two elements of the Lunar Gateway. These elements are the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) and the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO). The PPE is a solar electric propulsion spacecraft that will provide power, communications,Continue reading “NASA Picks Falcon Heavy to Launch Gateway Elements”