Moon Exploration

Space Mining Startups Hope to Mine the Moon

It’s been nearly a half-century since Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the lunar surface and uttered those famous words, “Man, I need a beer.”* That moment was the culmination of nearly a decade of hard work and vision—and a testament to the human spirit and its insatiable need to explore. Now humanity (well, some […]

Astrobotic: A Space Robotics Company Eyeing the Xprize

Man first set foot on the moon 46 years ago and since then, it doesn’t seem like we’ve done a whole lot to explore a fascinating destination that’s just 3 days away. Private space travel is becoming the next hot trend in VC investing with private space exploration companies like SpaceX and Rocket Lab already selling payload […]