PISCES Manager Returns from BASALT Research Project

PISCES Logistics and EPO Manager John Hamilton is seen here with members of NASA’s BASALT project in Idaho’s Craters of the Moon park.  PISCES Logistics and EPO Manager John Hamilton returned to Hawaii recently after a week of participating in NASA’s...
China’s Plans for the Far Side for the Moon

China’s Plans for the Far Side for the Moon

The far side of the Moon. Credit: NASA Plans are in the works to put a probe on the far side of the moon as part of China’s Chang’e 4 mission. According to a Space.com article, scientists from China’s Key Laboratory of Lunar and Deep Space...
Germans Study Solar-Powered 3-D Printers for Space Missions

Germans Study Solar-Powered 3-D Printers for Space Missions

The Moon. Credit: NASA Researchers from Germany are studying the possibility of using a solar-powered three-dimensional (3-D) printer to create structures in space. According to a recent story in EOS, Alexandre Meurisse, an engineer at the German Aerospace Centre in...
Germans Study Solar-Powered 3-D Printers for Space Missions

Chang’e 5 to Explore the Moon in 2017

The Moon.  Credit: NASA China is preparing to send its lunar probe, Chang’e 5, to the Moon next year. The mission will include an exploration of the Moon’s north and south poles. According to a story in the Science World Report, the lunar probe by China is...
Apollo 10: “To sort out the unknowns” for Apollo 11

Apollo 10: “To sort out the unknowns” for Apollo 11

The Apollo 10 Lunar Module. Credit: NASA Story by Anthony Young In the sequence of Apollo launches leading up to the first lunar landing, NASA had established the need for an “all up” mission that duplicated every mission milestone except the landing on lunar surface....