Tag: Lunar Exploration

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Blue Ghost Lunar Lander

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Blue Ghost Lunar Lander

    Lunar lander developed by Firefly Aerospace. Blue Ghost will be carrying 10 payloads for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as well as several additional commercial payloads.

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Hakuto-R M2 “Resilience”

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Hakuto-R M2 “Resilience”

    Second mission of the Hakuto-R commercial lunar lander developed by private Japanese company ispace. The lander will carry a small rover developed by ispace to perform studies on the moon’s surface. The rover is also expected to collect lunar regolith as part of a contract with NASA signed in 2020, in which companies will…

  • SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nova-C IM-2

    SpaceX | Falcon 9 Block 5 | Nova-C IM-2

    This is the second mission of Nova-C lunar lander developed and built by Intuitive Machines. This time it carries a NASA payload called PRIME-1 (Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1), which is to be the first demonstration of in-situ resource utilization on the Moon. PRIME-1 consists of two instruments: TRIDENT drill and Msolo mass spectrometer.