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Moon Express: Commercial Lunar Lander Successfully Completes Initial Test Flights

The Moon Express “MTV-1X” has successfully conducted its lander test vehicle hot fires and initial flight tests at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center during November and December 2014, with the support of NASA’s Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown (CATALYST) initiative. Moon Express was the only team to flight test a prototype of their lander. ...

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Water on Moon, What does it Mean on Earth?

Researchers found water particles in samples collected by Apollo long ago and scientists say it indicates water may also exist on Mercury and on other asteroids like Vesta or Eros in our solar system. It has reversed the belief that moon was a dry planet. So, what does it mean for Earth? Apart from rich mineral resources, Moon is likely ...

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