NASA targets water recycling system for rapid development
Water is one of the most crucial provisions an astronaut will need to live and work in space. Whether orbiting Earth, working at a lunar base or traveling to Mars, astronauts must save as much water as possible. ...
Building a lunar base with 3D printing
(Phys.org)—Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ...
Soviet find of water on the Moon in the 1970s ignored by the West
Russia sets its sights on the moon for 2020
Looks like Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich might have some competition if he wants to be the first to build a base on the Moon. Last week, the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos announced plans to ...
Experts say Gingrich moon base dreams not lunacy
(AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich wants to create a lunar colony that he says could become a U.S. state. There's his grand research plan to figure out what makes the human brain tick. ...
Russia opens talks with NASA and ESA with plans for manned lunar base
On January 19, 2012, Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency began talking to the United States and Europe about the stuff dreams are made of... a manned research base on the Moon.
Paul Spudis' plan for a sustainable and affordable lunar base
Its long been a dream to have a human settlement on the Moon, but in this age of budget cuts and indecisive plans for NASAs future, a Moon base may seem too costly and beyond our reach. However, ...
Researchers build Moon garden
Japan experts call for robot expedition to moon
An expert panel advising the Japanese government called in a report approved on Thursday for the nation to send a wheeled robot to the moon in five years and to build the first lunar base by 2020.
Japan plans to build robot moon base by 2020
US shuttle to bring Tranquility to space station
The US space shuttle Endeavour and its crew of six astronauts are preparing for a weekend mission to deliver a space module dubbed Tranquility to the International Space Station (ISS).
Scientists Make Oxygen Out of Moon Rock
UH team helps NASA improve navigation systems for lunar exploration
If NASA is going to successfully establish a permanent human presence on the moon, it must be able to accurately track and direct its crew members and exploration vehicles, and the space agency has charged a University of ...