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NASA’s Artemis programme will fly first woman to moon; agency tests identical version of Orion
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NASA’s Artemis programme will fly first woman to moon; agency tests identical version of Orion

The Artemis programme will explore as much of the moon's surface as possible and create sustainable missions to the Earth's satellite by 2028.

NASA chooses Astrobotic to launch VIPER rover to the moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services
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NASA chooses Astrobotic to launch VIPER rover to the moon as part of the Commercial Lunar Payload Services

VIPER is a solar-powered rover that will land on the moon sometime in 2023 and will stay there for a period of 100-Earth-days.

NASA's Cubesat, the Lunar Flashlight mission, will to shine a light on the moon’s darkest craters
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NASA's Cubesat, the Lunar Flashlight mission, will to shine a light on the moon’s darkest craters

The satellite will be the first mission to look for water using lasers and use a safer fuel alternative.

JAXA to build moon rover, space vehicle for use in NASA's Artemis moon mission
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JAXA to build moon rover, space vehicle for use in NASA's Artemis moon mission

NASA wants to return to the moon with the Artemis mission and they are building a smaller version of the ISS to orbit the moon.

Microsoft’s tryst with smartphones over the years has been a mixed bag, but things are looking up
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Microsoft’s tryst with smartphones over the years has been a mixed bag, but things are looking up

It’s a really good idea to recognise changing times and go with Android instead.

NASA might not be able to keep to the 2024 timeline for Artemis moon mission
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NASA might not be able to keep to the 2024 timeline for Artemis moon mission

An official told Congress that it’s good for NASA to have an aggressive goal, but many things need to come together for it to happen.

World Photography Day 2019: The cameras and photographs that immortalised space travel
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World Photography Day 2019: The cameras and photographs that immortalised space travel

NASA trained the three Apollo 11 astronauts on the art of taking pictures in space.

Fully-functional replica of NASA's Apollo lunar rover to drive at NASCAR race
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Fully-functional replica of NASA's Apollo lunar rover to drive at NASCAR race

This replica travels at a speed of 97 kmph, while the original vehicle could only reach a top speed of 12 km.

Fact check: Was Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission the only time man landed on Moon?
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Fact check: Was Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission the only time man landed on Moon?

Contrary to popular knowledge, there have been six manned missions to the moon.

50 years on, conspiracy and doubt still follows the moon landing of the Apollo 11
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50 years on, conspiracy and doubt still follows the moon landing of the Apollo 11

There are many Internet sites that are trying to prove the landing never happened or questioning the mission.

Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11
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Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

The moon has revealed itself to be a complicated character and we consider it as we would a fellow traveller

Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals
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Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals

Apollo 11 completes its 50th Anniversary this year and these images capture the essence of the mission.

Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman
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Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman, works on space junk in Earth orbit, deep space probes, and planetary landing sites.

Moon2Mars: Jim Bridenstine on why is NASA going to the Moon again 50 years later?
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Moon2Mars: Jim Bridenstine on why is NASA going to the Moon again 50 years later?

Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator said, “We are...going to the Moon to stay, and moving beyond to Mars.”

'The Dish' in Australia helped 600m people witness Apollo 11 and it still works
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'The Dish' in Australia helped 600m people witness Apollo 11 and it still works

Parkes Observatory was one of three tracking stations that beamed live images of the moonwalk to the world.

Sue Finely, NASA's human computer, has no plans to stop working at the age of 82
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Sue Finely, NASA's human computer, has no plans to stop working at the age of 82

She is a math whizz and one of NASA's longest-serving women employees who has worked on many missions.

NASA has announced the 12 payloads that will help it prepare for the Artemis moon mission
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NASA has announced the 12 payloads that will help it prepare for the Artemis moon mission

The 12 payloads are a mix of old experiments from previous missions and new technologies.

NASA restored the Apollo Mission Control to its iconic 1969 Moon landing era
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NASA restored the Apollo Mission Control to its iconic 1969 Moon landing era

More than $5 million was raised, most of it donations, whereas the city of Webster kicked in $3.5 million.

Moon rocks from Apollo missions will be opened on 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11
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Moon rocks from Apollo missions will be opened on 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Of all the six mission, the Apollo 11 mission got back only 22 kilograms of moon rocks, the least amount of samples.

Three Apollo astronauts celebrate 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 at Paris Air Show
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Three Apollo astronauts celebrate 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 at Paris Air Show

Apollo 11 delivered Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon and touched down on the Moon on 20 July 1969.