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The new research is especially topical given that NASA plans to land humans on the Moon in the 2020s and use lunar resources as part of its Artemis program, prompting thorny discussions about legal and ethical extraction of materials on the Moon. https://www.vice.com/en/article/k7aqpz/nasa-found-a-lot-of-water-on-the-moon-in-breakthrough-for-human-habitation “Micro cold traps.” The equivalent of a 12-ounce bottle in a cubic […]
(This week’s installment is over 3000 words long, so I’m splitting it into two parts for posting. Enjoy!) “Airlock 2 engaged,” came the navigator’s voice over their helmet comms. “Seal confirmed.” “Thanks, Enoch,” Riss replied. “Take up your position on the catwalk.” “Roger.” Riss removed her helmet and placed it on top of the cargo […]
“The spacecraft did everything it was supposed to do.” https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/oct/21/nasa-osiris-rex-spacecraft-lands-on-asteroid-bennu-in-mission-to-collect-dust Um. OK. That’s some confidence in your own project you got there, dude. Now all we have to do is wait a couple of weeks to find out if it actually grabbed anything!
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