How NASA uses simple technology to track lunar missions

NASA is using a simple but effective technology called Laser Retroreflective Arrays (LRAs) to determine the locations of lunar landers more accurately. They will be attached to most of the landers from United States companies ...

US to launch next moon mission on Valentine's Day

US companies are set to launch for the moon on February 14, less than a month since a similar mission ended in failure with the spaceship burning up in the Earth's atmosphere, NASA said Wednesday.

NASA to study effects of radio noise on lunar science

In February 2024, Intuitive Machines' IM-1 mission will launch to the moon's South Polar region, as part of NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative. This mission is part of the CLPS ongoing effort to bring ...

Lunar night puts Japan's lander back to sleep

After a brief awakening, Japan's moon lander is out of action again but will resume its mission if it survives the two-week lunar night, the space agency said Thursday.

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