• [PS] Congress Comes Through for NASA Science, But Not Artemis

    From The Planetary Society via sci.space@21:1/5 to All on Thu Dec 24 00:59:50 2020
    The Planetary Society Articles

    Congress Comes Through for NASA Science, But Not Artemis

    Posted: 23 Dec 2020 03:46 PM PST https://www.planetary.org/articles/nasa-fy2021-budget-wrap-up

    Planetary Society priorities, including Mars Sample Return and the Roman
    Space Telescope, were funded by Congress in its NASA budget. But Project Artemiss human landing system received only a fraction of its requested
    amount, pushing a return to the Moon further into the 2020s.

    Chang'e-5: China's Moon Sample Return Mission

    Posted: 19 Nov 2020 01:00 AM PST https://www.planetary.org/space-missions/change-5

    Chinas Chang’e-5 mission returned lunar samples to Earth to help us find
    out what was happening late in the Moons history.

    Your guide to MMX, Japans Martian Moons eXploration mission

    Posted: 12 Oct 2020 08:29 AM PDT

    MMX launches in 2024 to study Mars moons and return samples from Phobos to Earth in 2029.

    Your Guide to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

    Posted: 06 Oct 2020 01:00 AM PDT https://www.planetary.org/space-missions/lunar-reconnaissance-orbiter

    NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, studies the Moon to help piece together the story of the inner solar system.

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