Space Exploration https://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/39781/more en After 50 Years, Moon Looms Large In Human Exploration Plan https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/after-50-years-moon-looms-large-human-exploration-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Partners signing up to join NASA Gateway initiative.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/after-50-years-moon-looms-large-human-exploration-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/after-50-years-moon-looms-large-human-exploration-plan#comments Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST Global North America Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1967837 at https://aviationweek.com Dylan O'Donnell India Clings To Hope For Silent Lunar Lander https://aviationweek.com/space/india-clings-hope-silent-lunar-lander <div class="node-body article-body">ISRO is trying to salvage its first soft lunar landing attempt.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space/india-clings-hope-silent-lunar-lander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space/india-clings-hope-silent-lunar-lander#comments Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Space AWST Global Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1966589 at https://aviationweek.com Indian Space Research Organization NASA Seeks Commercial Lunar Cargo Partners https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/nasa-seeks-commercial-lunar-cargo-partners <div class="node-body article-body">Launch services firms may become the space-based trucking companies of the future as NASA accelerates its Lunar Gateway plan. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/nasa-seeks-commercial-lunar-cargo-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space-exploration/nasa-seeks-commercial-lunar-cargo-partners#comments Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Space Space AWST Global North America Wed, 28 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1965940 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Infographic: Chandrayaan-2, India's Second Lunar Exploration https://aviationweek.com/space/infographic-chandrayaan-2-indias-second-lunar-exploration <div class="node-body article-body">On Sept. 7, India’s second lunar explorer, Chandrayaan-2, is set to touchdown near the Moon's south pole. We take a deeper look at what the mission aims to achieve. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/space/infographic-chandrayaan-2-indias-second-lunar-exploration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/space/infographic-chandrayaan-2-indias-second-lunar-exploration#comments Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AW.com Space Fri, 02 Aug 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1964599 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Says No Moon Landing Without Orion And SLS https://aviationweek.com/apollo/nasa-says-no-moon-landing-without-orion-and-sls <div class="node-body article-body">Repurposed, over budget Orion capsule, SLS rocket underpin Trump administration revamped Moon plan.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/apollo/nasa-says-no-moon-landing-without-orion-and-sls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/apollo/nasa-says-no-moon-landing-without-orion-and-sls#comments Apollo Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 at 50 | Next Steps AWST North America Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963748 at https://aviationweek.com Tonya Gray and Kevin OConnell The Next Generation Reflects On The Meaning Of Apollo https://aviationweek.com/apollo/next-generation-reflects-meaning-apollo <div class="node-body article-body">Too young to see Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the Moon, a new generation of engineers and scientists is nonetheless inspired by the Apollo program.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/apollo/next-generation-reflects-meaning-apollo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/apollo/next-generation-reflects-meaning-apollo#comments Apollo Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 at 50 | Rising Stars AW.com Global Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963780 at https://aviationweek.com Apollo Astronauts: Then and Now https://aviationweek.com/ApolloAstros <div class="node-body article-body">A look at what the astronauts did before, during and after the Apollo program.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/ApolloAstros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/ApolloAstros#comments Apollo Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 at 50 | Apollo Astronauts AWST image North America Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963783 at https://aviationweek.com NASA A Map Of Lunar Spacecraft https://aviationweek.com/apollo/map-lunar-spacecraft <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a look at the more than 105 robotic spacecraft that have been launched to explore the Moon as well as future planned missions. </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/apollo/map-lunar-spacecraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/apollo/map-lunar-spacecraft#comments Apollo Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 at 50 | Next Steps AWST Global Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963788 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Engineering Apollo: Lessons From The Lunar Landing Program https://aviationweek.com/apollo/engineering-apollo-lessons-lunar-landing-program <div class="field-byline"> John Tylko </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a look at the ingenuity and elegance in designing the systems and subsystems that enabled the U.S. to reach the Moon.</div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/apollo/engineering-apollo-lessons-lunar-landing-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/apollo/engineering-apollo-lessons-lunar-landing-program#comments Apollo Editorial Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 At 50 | Viewpoint AWST North America Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963791 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Opinion: Preparing Humanity For Life Among The Stars https://aviationweek.com/apollo/opinion-preparing-humanity-life-among-stars <div class="field-byline"> Daniel S. Goldin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Do we have the vision, technology and tenacity to build commercial operations to use natural resources in the neighborhood beyond our planet? </div> <p><a href="https://aviationweek.com/apollo/opinion-preparing-humanity-life-among-stars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://aviationweek.com/apollo/opinion-preparing-humanity-life-among-stars#comments Apollo Space Exploration Aviation Week & Space Technology Space Apollo 11 At 50 | Viewpoint AW.com Global photograph Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 1963793 at https://aviationweek.com NASA Concept