News tagged with lunar lander

Lunar lander firing up for touchdown

Europe’s ambition of touching down at the Moon’s south pole by 2018 has been boosted by recent test firings of the craft’s thrusters. The robot lander will prove new techniques for sending humans ...

Mar 08, 2012
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UA eyes $30 million Google Lunar X prize

In the second article [first story] about the research of UA space systems engineer Roberto Furfaro, we look at his work with Moon Express, a privately funded lunar transportation company that plans a pinpoin ...

Sep 02, 2011
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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 ...

Jun 01, 2011
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