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May 30, 2016
MOON DAILY
Russian Firm Develops Project of Reusable Spacecraft for Lunar Missions
Moscow (Sputnik) May 30, 2016
Russia's state company Energia has developed a project of reusable manned Ryvok spacecraft for delivery of cargo and cosmonauts to the Moon, the company's representative Yuri Makushenko said Wednesday. Energia was planning to start the construction of next-generation Federatsia (Federation) spacecraft this year. The spacecraft is considered capable to perform missions in the Moon. "Costs of the mission of reusable manned Ryvok spacecraft are by one third lower than the costs of the Federatsi ... read more

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SwRI scientists discover fresh lunar craters
A Southwest Research Institute-led team of scientists discovered two geologically young craters - one 16 million, the other between 75 and 420 million, years old - in the Moon's darkest regions. ... more
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NASA research gives new insights into how the Moon got inked
A powerful combination of observations and computer simulations is giving new clues to how the moon got its mysterious "tattoos" - swirling patterns of light and dark found at over a hundred locatio ... more
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First rocket made ready for launch at Vostochny spaceport
A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket has been installed at Russia's new Vostochny Cosmodrome's launch site ahead of its first space launch, Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Saturday in a statemen ... more
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Russia to shift all Lunar launches to Vostochny Cosmodrome
Russia will stop using the Soviet-era Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for lunar launches, according to Russian-based Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC Energia). Moscow made the decision to s ... more


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Supernova iron found on the moon
A dying star ends its life in a cataclysmic explosion, shooting the majority of the star's material, primarily new chemical elements created during the explosion, out into space. One or more such su ... more

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Lunar lava tubes could help pave way for human colony
Scientists have found evidence that the Moon's underground could have long tunnels of volcanic origin, which could potentially be repurposed to house human colonies. These channels (also called "lav ... more
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The Moon thought to play a major role in maintaining Earth's magnetic field
The Earth's magnetic field permanently protects us from the charged particles and radiation that originate in the Sun. This shield is produced by the geodynamo, the rapid motion of huge quantities o ... more
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