Polaris Dawn is getting closer and closer to being launch ready

The first mission of the Polaris program, Polaris Dawn, will include the first spacewalk on a commercial mission. Credit: Polaris Program By Seth Kurkowski, Published by Space Explored, 14 April 2024 Things are slowly falling into place for the Polaris Program‘s first mission, Polaris Dawn. The mission is nearing milestones that might

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Moon landing: US firm Intuitive Machines makes historic touchdown

By Jonathan Amos, Published by the BBC, 23 February 2024 An American company has made history by becoming the first commercial outfit to put a spacecraft on the Moon. Houston-based Intuitive Machines landed its Odysseus robot near the lunar south pole. Watch: There were celebrations at the Texas company Intuitive

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‘Permanent memorial’ will be created on the moon as rocket carrying remains of 330 people is due to launch

By Kit Roberts, Published by Unilad, 6 January 2024 A rocket will be launched into space carrying the remains of a number of famous people. The expedition aims to create a 'permanent memorial' in space, with some of the remains being dropped on the Moon while the rest are taken

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Two private companies will attempt the first moon landing in 50 years—and neither one is SpaceX

By Chris Morris, Published by Yahoo News, 5 January, 2024 Elon Musk might have his eyes on Mars, but as he focuses on the Red Planet, two private aerospace companies are planning to return the U.S. to the moon for the first time since 1972. Pittsburgh’s Astrobotic Technology will send

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