News tagged with lunar lander

Engineers building hard-working mining robot

(Phys.org)—After decades of designing and operating robots full of scientific gear to study other worlds, NASA is working on a prototype that leaves the delicate instruments at home in exchange for a sturdy ...

dateJan 29, 2013 in Robotics
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Looking at the volatile side of the Moon

Four decades after the first Moon landing, our only natural satellite remains a fascinating enigma. Specialists from Europe and the US have been looking at ESA’s proposed Lunar Lander mission to find ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Four Out of Six Apollos

(PhysOrg.com) -- Their names are now part of exploration history - Sea of Tranquility, Ocean of Storms, Frau Mauro, Hadley Rille, Descartes and Taurus-Littrow. They are the sites on the lunar surface visited ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Europe's plans to visit the Moon in 2018

The European Space Agency is aiming for the Moon with their Lunar Lander mission, anticipated to arrive on the lunar surface in 2018. Although ESA successfully put a lander on the surface of Titan with the ...

dateJul 27, 2012 in Space Exploration
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