NASA to participate in first Israeli moon mission - Xinhua | English.news.cn
06 October, 2018, 12:27
The preliminary design suggests that the lander will be able to carry up to four people and 900 kg (2,000 pounds) of cargo to the moon, with enough life support for a two-week mission.
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos'space venture, Blue Origin, has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany's OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the moon that'll use Blue Origin's Blue Moon lunar lander.
The NASA-led program will see the two space agencies build a lunar satellite much like the International Space Station (ISS) that can home astronauts and will orbit the moon. "This lander could be used to establish a surface base, deliver scientific or commercial cargo and perform Moon exploration", Lisa Callahan added. To fulfill its vision, the space agency wants to rely on private space enterprises to meet its hardware needs, and Lockheed Martin is taking this role very seriously.
"I'm thrilled to extend progress in commercial cooperation we've made in low-Earth orbit to the lunar environment with this new agreement with the Israel Space Agency and SpaceIL", said Bridenstine.
This handout photo obtained October 3, 2018 courtesy of Lockheed Matin shows Lockheed Martin's concept for a crewed lunar lander, accommodating a crew of four and 2000 lbs. of payload.
"We're not content with just leaving behind footprints", he said, during the 30-minute speech, reiterating the Trump administration's objective of "establishing a permanent presence around and on the Moon". First of all, Gateway needs to be deployed, and for this happen NASA needs to launch the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket humans have ever built. The first Blue Moon mission to the lunar surface could take place by as early as 2023, company executives have said.
NASA's goal is to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s.
Elon Musk has mocked a USA financial regulator just days after reaching an agreement with it over fraud charges. The company also accepted a $20 million fine, despite not being charged with fraud . "There's no real upside".
US officials have said the sanctions will remain in place until North Korea has "fully" and "verifiably" denuclearized. I repeated it but it was a comment that had been made by the leaders who had their inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang.
This January, southern MI experienced a meteor flash that showered fragments of space rock all over Livingston County. An examination found that the rock is an iron-nickel meteorite composed of mostly iron with 12 percent nickel.
The defending Serie A champions' tweets were widely panned on social media as "shockingly dismissive and insensitive". In a statement to Eurogamer on Thursday, they said they were "closely monitoring" the situation.
President Donald Trump said last week during his explosive news conference on the margins of the UN General Assembly in NY . The two sides were hoping to finalize the pact overnight ahead of an announcement on Monday, The Globe and Mail said.
Black men were the most avid consumers of fast food - nearly 42 percent had eaten the fare over the past day, the report found. If you're an adult in America, there's a better than 1 in 3 chance that you'll eat fast food today - if you haven't already.
Clapping has been banned by one student union keen to be more inclusive towards those with anxiety or sensory issues . Let's silently hear it for jazz hands! He tweeted, "Not cool, University of Manchester".
The cast members were known for their drunken antics and the phrase they used to describe their lifestyle: "gym, tan, laundry". Michael Sorrentino apologized to the court during brief remarks and said he has overcome substance abuse. "We all have to".
Trevor Sinclair hit out at Juventus after they released a statement in support of Cristiano Ronaldo after he was accused of rape . Computer game producer EA stated: "We have seen the concerning report that details allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo ".
SC shooting suspect identified
Posts from 2016 show images of rifles, mentioning that he was the "South Carolina 3-Gun Silhouette Champion for 2011". Carraway "was a giant of a man, but he was the proverbial gentle giant, and I loved him", the police chief said.
Kim Kardashian apologizes for comment about anorexia
Which is really bad news if you're simply trying to find out more information about KKW Beauty, or just Kim's latest #OOTD. She added, "You can go to the gym, drink your water, and take your vitamins". "You guys, you look like fucking clowns".
Canadian dairy farmers sound off on new trade deal
We are hopeful that the USMCA will ensure continued market access as well as increase trade with both Canada and Mexico. "Our economic partnership has been reaffirmed, but trust can't be rebuilt with the stroke of a pen", Paris tweeted.
Man makes shocking discovery about 30-year-old doorstop
He asked the then-homeowner about it who told him it was a meteorite which the farmer had discovered on the property in the 1930s. An examination found that the rock is an iron-nickel meteorite composed of mostly iron with 12 percent nickel.