Germany signs on to NASA’s Artemis Accords for moon exploration

From left to right, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Matthias Maurer, NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, National Space Council Executive Secretary Chirag Parikh, Federal Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy Anna Christmann, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Director General of the German Space Agency at the German Aerospace Center Walther Pelzer,

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Artist's illustration of NASA astronauts near the moon's south pole, a region thought to be rich in water ice, a key resource that could help humanity extend its footprint out into the solar system. (Image credit: NASA)

DARPA wants to build a ‘thriving commercial economy’ on the moon in 10 years

By Josh Dinner, Publised by Space.com, 23 August 2023 The Pentagon's R&D department wants to study energy and communications infrastructure on the moon. DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is seeking rapid development of technologies to support the foundation for an integrated lunar infrastructure.  The 10-Year Lunar Architecture (LunA-10) capability

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