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News Archive / Tagged: Peregrine lander

  • Astrobotic teams with Airbus for ESA Moon mission

    Michael ColeFebruary 27th, 2019

    The European Space Agency has selected Airbus Defence and Space, in partnership with Astrobotic, to study the delivery of a payload package to the Moon.

  • First-ever laser communications terminal to be tested on the Moon

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 25th, 2017

    ATLAS Space Operations Inc., a company specializing in cloud-based satellite management and control services, has announced that it will test the first-ever laser communications terminal on the lunar surface. The company has recently signed a contract with Astrobotic Technology Inc., which could see their system fly to the Moon in late 2019.

  • Kit Grabbe: Astrobotic on path to affordable commercial access to the Moon

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 6th, 2017

    Pittsburgh-based space robotics company Astrobotic Technology, Inc., is accelerating its work on the Peregrine lander designed to deliver payloads to the Moon. The company has recently hired space veteran Kit Grabbe, who will oversee the development of the Peregrine Lunar Lander system.