Capstone spacecraft in orbit around Moon (art)

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Successful Launch of Capstone, the Lunar Gateway Pathfinder

Capstone, a small pathfinder spacecraft with a big mission, launched today to pave the way for crewed return to the Moon.

Capstone

Spacecraft and Space Missions

CubeSat to Blaze a Trail for Lunar Gateway

NASA's proposed Capstone mission could enter lunar orbit in late 2020.

Artemis

Science and Space Policy

NASA's Budget Gets a Boost for the Artemis Moon Initiative

As the White House requests an extra $1.6 billion for NASA's Artemis project, the agency moves forward with commercial partnerships.

Lunar Gateway

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

NASA 2020 Budget Proposal Boosts Exploration, Downplays Science

NASA's Lunar Gateway and a return to the Moon are the big winners in the 2020 budget proposed for the agency; the futures of planetary and Earth science are less clear.

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