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UCF Developed Sensor Passes First Test, On Track for Future Moon Missions

On Dec 18, 2020
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RT @DrPhiltill: Rockets and Lasers! Results from NASA Flight Opportunities Program: successful flights of Ejecta STORM on the @mastenspace Xodiac rocket. This is a laser instrument that measures the properties of lunar dust. Read more: https://t.co/XfAbVJjpin @UCF @NASAArmstrong @NASAfo
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On Dec 18, 2020
@spacecom shared
RT @DrPhiltill: Rockets and Lasers! Results from NASA Flight Opportunities Program: successful flights of Ejecta STORM on the @mastenspace Xodiac rocket. This is a laser instrument that measures the properties of lunar dust. Read more: https://t.co/XfAbVJjpin @UCF @NASAArmstrong @NASAfo
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UCF Developed Sensor Passes First Test, On Track for Future Moon Missions

UCF Developed Sensor Passes First Test, On Track for Future Moon Missions

UCF Developed Sensor Passes First Test, On Track for Future Moon Missions | Read more about UCF Colleges & Campus News, Research, Science & Technology, Orlando and Central Florida news.

NASA Readies For Human Moon Missions With $25K In Lunar Dust Collection Contracts

NASA Readies For Human Moon Missions With $25K In Lunar Dust Collection Contracts

The agency plans to return astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024, and wants to use the resources on the moon to support these missions.

Wireless Charging for Robots on the Moon

Wireless Charging for Robots on the Moon

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Regolith

Regolith

Surface of asteroid 433 Eros Regolith (/ˈrɛɡəlɪθ/)[1] is a blanket of unconsolidated, loose, heterogeneous superficial deposits covering solid rock. "saprolith'", generally divided into the ...

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect rocks from moon

Nasa to pay company $1 to collect rocks from moon

The US space agency has awarded two American and one Japanese firm contracts to pick up lunar soil.

Can a Moon Base be Safe for Astronauts?

Can a Moon Base be Safe for Astronauts?

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NASA Outlines Long-Term Moon Exploration Vision

NASA Outlines Long-Term Moon Exploration Vision

NASA’s long-term strategy for a sustained human exploration of the Moon is to produce scientific, economic and geopolitical dividends as well as establish a sustainable proving ground for ...

Intuitive Machines announces moon mission’s launch date, landing site

Intuitive Machines announces moon mission’s launch date, landing site

Intuitive Machines, under contract to carry NASA science instruments to the moon on a privately-developed robotic spacecraft, said this week its first commercial lunar mission will target ...

When the Moon Dust Settles, It Won’t Settle in VIPER’s Wheels

When the Moon Dust Settles, It Won’t Settle in VIPER’s Wheels

NASA’s new Moon rover, the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, has been running tests to ensure its wheel module components are dust-proof in advance of going to the Moon in ...

ESA seeking dust-proof materials for lunar return

ESA seeking dust-proof materials for lunar return

When humans return to the Moon they’ll have formidable challenge lying in wait: lunar dust. The talcum-like lunar regolith is considered the biggest operational problem facing Moon ...

NASA Announces VIPER Lunar Rover

NASA Announces VIPER Lunar Rover

A new NASA rover named VIPER will investigate the lunar south pole in preparation for the return of human explorers.

China’s Rover Finds Layers of Surprise Under Moon’s Far Side

China’s Rover Finds Layers of Surprise Under Moon’s Far Side

The Chang’e-4 mission, the first to land on the lunar far side, is demonstrating the promise and peril of using ground-penetrating radar in planetary science.