Colorado School of Mines has teamed up with aerospace and defense leader Lockheed Martin to announce a global student design challenge open to all student teams coming from any accredited university worldwide.
Moon travel via rockets is an expensive venture, so scientists are looking into another way to travel back and forth using a lunar elevator. With a few billion dollars, they see it as a cost-effective and, probably, environment-friendly way for space travel.
An inspector general report deemed NASA's Artemis mission in 2024 "not feasible" due to space suits delays that will only be ready in April 2025 at the earliest, pushing the lunar landing nearly two years late.
In the ongoing effort to prove whether the Earth's moon once held water and ice on its surface, scientists turned to decades-old data for additional clues, using photos taken during the Apollo Mission series.