Thursday / 6 August 2015

NASA Selects Lunar IceCube To Search For Water Ice

8062015Public-Private Partnerships Selected Under NASA NextSTEP Include Lunar IceCube Mission Led By Morehead State University Professor Ben Malphrus; Massachusetts-Based Busek Company Providing Low-Thrust Electric Propulsion System And GSFC Providing Broadband InfraRed Compact High Resolution Explorer Spectrometer (BIRCHES); IceCube To Prospect For Lunar Volatiles & Water To Aid Future Moon & Deep Space Missions, May Launch On SLS / Orion Exploration Mission 1 In November 2018

Credit: NASA, Morehead State University, Busek Company