This video tells a story of one team’s plan to visit the moon in late 2012 near the sea of tranquility where Apollo 11 landed.
NASA and GM have teamed to make the next generation of robot work side by side humans in space. Robonaut-2 or just R2 will be sent to the Space Station this September 16th. Story is here: R2 goes to Space Station
The engineers at Johnson Space Flight Center have boldly proposed “Project M”. The “M” has two meanings: one is the first letter in the word moon and the other is the roman numeral for 1,000. They claim the ability to land a robot on the moon within 1,000 days once given the green light. The video implies this is no ordinary ground robot. We will keep you posted on developments.
ARCA’s European Lunar Explorer (ELE) is a simple design. The super-huge balloon carrying a system of three rockets will soar to about 11 miles (18 km) up. Then the first two rocket stages will fire and boost the system into low Earth orbit, and use the final stage to boost it to the Moon. The ELE will then travel to the moon and deploy its Lunar Lander, which resembles a knobby rubber ball that uses its own rocket engine to ensure a soft landing. Watch their video of how it all will work below: (If nothing else, watch it for the great music.
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Digging Moon Dirt
Big blade makes preparing moon surface possible. Video uses simulation models along with real tests.