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KSC Is Planning A Mission To Mine The Moon

By Keith Cowing
May 17, 2014
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Payload Avonics Systems and Avionics Elements for Lunar Surface Resource Prospecting Mission, NASA KSC
“NASA Kennedy Space Center is hereby issuing a Request for Information (RFI) for the purpose of seeking sources and soliciting information from private industry on Payload Avionics Systems and Avionics Elements to be used in a short duration lunar surface resource prospecting mission. This document is for information and planning purposes and to allow industry the opportunity to verify reasonableness and feasibility of the requirement, as well as promote competition.”
NASA Invites Media to Robotics Mining Competition at KSC Visitor Complex
“Teams of undergraduate and graduate students from around the country will demonstrate their excavator robots May 19-23 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.”

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