NASA's Lunar Exploration Pace Has Not Slowed Down

NASA RFI: Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon released

"NASA is soliciting input to assist the Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration in the Science Mission Directorate in planning the development of investigations on the lunar surface to be delivered by the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program."

HeroX Helps NASA Advance Moon Exploration with Miniaturized Payload Design Competition

"HeroX, the leading crowdsourcing platform that solves global problems, today launched the crowdsourcing competition "Honey I Shrunk the NASA Payload" on behalf of the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The challenge calls on the global community of solvers to develop miniature payloads that could be sent to the moon in the next several years to fill strategic lunar knowledge gaps."

NASA Awards Contract to Deliver Science, Tech to Moon Ahead of Human Missions

"NASA has selected Masten Space Systems of Mojave, California, to deliver and operate eight payloads - with nine science and technology instruments - to the Moon's South Pole in 2022, to help lay the foundation for human expeditions to the lunar surface beginning in 2024. The payloads, which include instruments to assess the composition of the lunar surface, test precision landing technologies, and evaluate the radiation on the Moon, are being delivered under NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) initiative as part of the agency's Artemis program."

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