President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida met in Tokyo Monday where they announced progress on collaboration for human and robotic lunar missions. They confirmed their commitment to include a Japanese astronaut aboard the lunar Gateway outpost and their shared ambition to see a future Japanese astronaut land on the Moon as part of NASA’s […]
Adapted from the ESA Science & Technology page. ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst visited Thales Alenia Space in Turin recently to test out and provide feedback on accommodations for the next human outpost in space, the lunar Gateway. As the name implies, the Gateway will be located within the Moon’s orbit and is being built […]
When astronauts finally get back to the moon, Northrop Grumman has been given the funds by NASA to build the place where they will stay while in orbit.
The lunar Gateway is NASA’s planned orbiting way station for future lunar missions of the Artemis program that aim to have a repeated presence on the lunar surface, and prepare astronauts for eventual missions to Mars.