#Lunar Rover

Rolls-Royce Unveils Modular Nuclear Reactor Model to Power Future Moon Missions

Long Read

UK aerospace giant Rolls-Royce recently unveiled a prototype modular nuclear fission reactor designed to provide sustainable power for establishing a continuous human presence on the Moon. The 1-meter-wide by 3-meter extended reactor model was presented at the UK Space Conference in Belfast as part of an ongoing UK...

Japan’s Pioneering Lunar Mission: SLIM Lander and the Innovative LEV-2 Rover

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The race to explore and understand the moon has seen nations and private entities launching missions to our closest celestial neighbour. Among the frontrunners in this renewed lunar exploration is Japan, whose ambitious lunar projects aim to contribute to our understanding of the moon significantly. Its most recent...

Chandrayaan-3 – India hopes to land a rover on the Moon for the first time

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On Wednesday August 23, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) mission Chandrayaan-3 will deploy its lander and rover to the surface of the Moon. The Vikram lander should carry the rover to the lunar surface. ISRO, Author provided As the name suggests, this is the third mission in...