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September 23, 2016
MOON DAILY
Exploration Team Shoots for the Moon with Water-Propelled Satellite
Ithaca NY (SPX) Sep 19, 2016
A satellite propelled by the Earth's most abundant natural resource? Yes, it's true. Cislunar Explorers, a team of Cornell University students guided by Mason Peck, a former senior official at NASA and associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is attempting to boldly go where no CubeSat team has gone before: around the Moon. Not only is Peck's group attempting to make a first-ever Moon orbit with a satellite no bigger than a cereal box, made entirely with off-the-shelf materials ... read more

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Space tourists eye $150mln Soyuz lunar flyby
Russia's S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia is preparing a Moon expedition on board an upgraded Soyuz spacecraft with eight space tourists interested in a trip, Energia's Genera ... more
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Roscosmos to spend $7.5Mln studying issues of manned lunar missions
The Russian state space corporation Roscosmos will spend 478 million rubles ($7.5 million) on studying issues of manned flights to the moon, data published on the Russian public procurement web port ... more
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Lockheed Martin, NASA Ink Deal for SkyFire Infrared Lunar Discovery Satellite
Lockheed Martin has just signed a contract with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for a miniature infrared satellite to provide scientists with advanced imaging of the Moon ... more
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As dry as the moon
Data sent back to the Earth by Chinese lunar probe Chang'e 3 has proved for the first time that there is no water on the moon, said a Chinese astronomer. The Chang'e 3 has gathered data on the ... more


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US company gets historic nod to send lander to moon
US startup company Moon Express said Wednesday it had received approval from the government to send an unmanned lander to the moon next year, in a first for private industry. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover dies in blaze of online glory
China's troubled but beloved Jade Rabbit lunar rover has whirred its last, state media said Wednesday, after it bid humanity farewell on social media. ... more
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Heart hazard for Apollo astronauts: study
NASA's Apollo astronauts, the only humans to have travelled beyond Earth's protective magnetosphere, die disproportionately of heart and blood vessel diseases, researchers said Thursday, blaming radiation. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
STRATCOM nominee vows to end US reliance on Russian RD-180 engines

NASA collision avoidance system saves unconscious F-16 Pilot

Washington Post takes heat for Snowden prosecution call

Ukraine, rebels agree troop pullbacks in three areas: OSCE

Safran, Urban Aeronautics sign deal for Cormorant drone

Sukhoi T-50 jet cannon test-fired in Russia

Sweden to buy 24 extra Archer howitzers

SPACE TRAVEL

Russia, US Discuss Lunar Station for Mars Mission
Russia's Roscosmos Corporation and NASA are in discussions about future of joint space missions following the conclusion of the ISS project in 2024; one proposal is to create a space base close to t ... more
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Asteroid that formed moon's Imbrium Basin may have been protoplanet-sized
Around 3.8 billion years ago, an asteroid more than 150 miles across, roughly equal to the length of New Jersey, slammed into the Moon and created the Imbrium Basin - the right eye of the fabled Man ... more
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Russian and US engineers plan manned moon mission
Engineers in Russia and the US are completing a plan for a collaborative space program. The initiative would preserve the multinational alliance developed when the International Space Station (ISS) ... more
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Taiwan to make lunar lander for NASA moon-mining mission
Taiwan is building a $47 million lunar lander as part of the first ever moon-mining project, officials said Monday. ... more
MOON DAILY

SSTL and Goonhilly announce partnership and a call for lunar orbit payloads
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd and Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd (GES) have announced a new partnership to go beyond Earth's orbit and provide a new model of low cost, high value, space exploration a ... more
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MOON DAILY

NASA camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth
For only the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth. "For the ... more
MOON DAILY

Russia to spend $60M in 2016-2018 to fund space voyages to Moon, Mars
The project to create a nuclear-power transport module, intended to fly to the moon and Mars, will receive 3.81 billion rubles ($60 million) in funding in 2016-2018, according to the public procurem ... more
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Russian Moon Base to Hold Up to 12 People
Russian engineers are working on a project of a Moon base that will eventually hold up to 12 people, the spokeswoman of a research institute with the Russian space agency Roscosmos told local media. ... more
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Fifty Years of Moon Dust
Before humans could take their first steps on the moon, that mysterious and forbidding surface had to be reconnoitered by robots. When President John Kennedy set a goal of landing astronauts on the ... more
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US may approve private venture moon mission: report
The US government, in a first, is preparing to approve a private commercial space mission beyond the Earth's orbit, the Wall Street Journal has reported. ... more

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Airbus Defence and Space to guide lunar lander to the Moon
Airbus Defence and Space and the European Space Agency (ESA), have signed a contract for the early development of a system that will ensure the safe and precise landing of the Russian Luna-Resource ... more
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A new, water-logged history of the Moon
After the Apollo missions scooped up rocks from the Moon's surface and brought them home, scientists were convinced for decades that they had proof our nearest celestial neighbour was drier than a bone. ... more
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Norway sees sustained interest in offshore reserves

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Russian Firm Develops Project of Reusable Spacecraft for Lunar Missions

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SwRI scientists discover fresh lunar craters

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NASA research gives new insights into how the Moon got inked

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First rocket made ready for launch at Vostochny spaceport

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Russia to shift all Lunar launches to Vostochny Cosmodrome

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Supernova iron found on the moon

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Lunar lava tubes could help pave way for human colony

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The Moon thought to play a major role in maintaining Earth's magnetic field

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Moon Mission: A Blueprint for the Red Planet

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Earth's moon wandered off axis billions of years ago

The Lunar Race That Isn't

Ancient Polar Ice Reveals Tilting of Earth's Moon



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