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Japanese space startup ispace raises $28 million funding; launches new lunar data platform
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Japanese space startup ispace raises $28 million funding; launches new lunar data platform

A part of the funding will be also used to broaden the possibilities of the lander for the third commercial mission and beyond.

Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract
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Blue Origin teams up with three aerospace giants to bid for NASA lunar lander contract

NASA had asked 11 companies to carry out studies, produce prototypes of human landers for the Artemis program.

Team Indus partner OrbitBeyond drops out of NASA contract for 2020 moon lander mission
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Team Indus partner OrbitBeyond drops out of NASA contract for 2020 moon lander mission

The 2 other contracts for lunar landers, with Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, are slated to launch in 2021.

NASA to send equipment to the Moon starting 2020 for Artemis crewed mission in 2024
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NASA to send equipment to the Moon starting 2020 for Artemis crewed mission in 2024

Three American firms have been tasked with sending instruments & equipment to the Moon for the Artemis program.

Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander mockup that will take astronauts to moon in 2024
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Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander mockup that will take astronauts to moon in 2024

His vision is shared by Elon Musk's SpaceX and aerospace incumbents like United Launch Alliance.

ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission on hold after moon lander Vikram damaged during tests
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ISRO's Chandrayaan-2 mission on hold after moon lander Vikram damaged during tests

So far, ISRO engineers have not decisively announced if the Chandrayaan-2 launch is delayed or postponed.

Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature
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Chang'e-4 probe, rover survive first lunar night, wake up to record-low temperature

Instruments on China's Chang'e-3 moon mission survived 60 lunar nights & continue to be in operation.

ESA's Germany partner, Israel Aerospace company to assist in upcoming moon mission
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ESA's Germany partner, Israel Aerospace company to assist in upcoming moon mission

While no financial details were disclosed, the deal could reportedly be worth tens of millions of dollars.

China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side
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China's Chang'e-4 moon rover 'Jade Rabbit' takes a drive on the moon's far side

Beijing plans to send another lander, Chang'e-5, later this year to return with samples from the far side.

Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon
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Israel's 'Genesis' spacecraft gets special passenger before 2019 launch to the moon

If successful, the mission will be Israel's first lunar spacecraft and the country's first private one.

Why is China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission to the far side of the Moon a big deal?
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Why is China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission to the far side of the Moon a big deal?

The Chang'e-4 mission is also part of China's ambitions to further its space and geopolitical goals.