Odysseus moon lander hailed as success as it nears mission-ending slumber

Reuters 02/29/2024

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON — Odysseus, the first U.S. spacecraft to land on the moon in half a century, neared a mission-ending slumber on Wednesday, six days after a lopsided touchdown that hindered its operation, though NASA and the…

Moon lander tipped sideways on lunar surface but ‘alive and well’


(Reuters) -The moon lander dubbed Odysseus is “alive and well” but resting on its side a day after its white-knuckle touchdown as the first private spacecraft ever to reach the lunar surface, and the first from the…

Commercial US spaceship lands on moon

Agence France Presse 02/23/2024

A Houston-based company has landed America’s first spaceship on the Moon in more than 50 years, part of a new fleet of NASA-funded, uncrewed commercial robots intended to pave the way for astronaut missions later this decade.…

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