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After about 20 years, NASA has decided it’s about time to change out the astronaut wardrobe by developing a new spacesuit.
In the 1960s and 1970s, the Apollo Moon Program struggled with a minuscule, yet formidable enemy: sticky lunar dust. Four decades later, a new study reveals that forces compelling lunar dust to cling to surfaces â€” ruining scientific experiments and endangering astronauts' health â€”change during the lunar day with the elevation of the sun.
HOUSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the months since it was unveiled, NASA's latest moon rover concept has covered a lot of ground. Up simulated Martian hills, down simulated lunar craters.
A new lunar rover produced by NASA will allow astronauts to travel longer distances without having to wear spacesuits when they return to the moon sometime in the year 2020.
A new NASA contest challenges college-level students to design tools or instrument packages that could be used on the next generation of human-driven moon rovers.
- To swell, as grain or wood with water.