NASA Scrubs Second Artemis Launch Attempt

NASA encountered a liquid hydrogen leak while loading the propellant into the core stage of the Space Launch System rocket. Multiple troubleshooting efforts to address the area of the leak by reseating a seal in the quick disconnect where liquid hydrogen is fed into the rocket did not fix the issue. Engineers are continuing to …

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Buzzcraft Presented at Lunar Development Conference

The USC Buzzcraft concept was presented at the recent Lunar Development Conference. The case for Buzzcraft is that it would ensure higher reliability transportation and communication from Earth orbit to the area of the moon. If things go wrong with moon missions then having Buzzcraft means resources and help can be closer and could be …

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A Moon Base Design

Xors Moon Base project is a lunar habitat which seems feasible within the next ten years and able to accommodate 2-3 crews at one time, will be presented by Innspace team members. The project took 4th place in the Moon Base Design Contest. The base consists of 4 living modules and 2 additional ones covered …

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China Megawatt Space Nuclear Reactor

China is developing a megawatt nuclear reactor for moon and Mars missions according to the South China Morning Post. Jiang Jieqiong, a professor with the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Nuclear Safety Technology, has suggested that the nuclear reactor could use a foldable structure – similar to an umbrella – to increase the surface …

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