Tuesday / 19 May 2015

Moon Express To Deploy Lunar Laser Ranging Array On Moon


4-Mission Agreement Signed With National Laboratories Of Frascati (Italy) & University Of Maryland To Deliver Series Of Laser Range Finding Arrays On Moon Surface; Total Cost Of Agreement Is US$24M, Half Of Which Will Be Paid By Moon Express; Payload Will Continue Successful Experiment Deployed By Apollo 11, 14 & 15 Astronauts, Allowing Scientists Such As Doug Currie (L) Of UMD To Test General Relativity & Advance Understanding Of Gravity

Pictured (R): Bob Richards, Co-Founder Of Moon Express

Image Credit: Moon Express, NASA