NASA lunar payload service provider Masten Space Systems begins bankruptcy process

NASA lunar payload service provider Masten Space Systems begins bankruptcy process

Masten Space Systems began the process of filing for bankruptcy on Thursday, telling a Delaware court that it owed millions in liabilities to companies including SpaceX, Astrobotic, NuSpace and others. Masten Space, a startup founded in 2004, had ambitions to send a lander to the moon as early as next year. The company was selected […]

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NASA’s water-hunting rover launch delayed by one year, pushed to 2024

NASA’s water-hunting rover launch delayed by one year, pushed to 2024

NASA’s big mission to hunt for water on the moon has slipped by another year, to 2024, due to the agency requesting further testing of the lander that will deliver the payload to the lunar surface. NASA selected Astrobotic as the commercial partner to develop the lander for this mission in 2020, through the agency’s […]

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