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Astrobotic selects Falcon Heavy to Launch VIPER Moon roverNicholas D'AlessandroApril 15th, 2021
Astrobotic announced it has selected SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch its Griffin medium-class lander to the Moon in 2023, carrying NASA's VIPER lunar rover.
NASA TAPS ASTROBOTIC TO DELIVER VIPER ROVER TO THE MOONMichael ColeJune 16th, 2020
NASA awarded a nearly $200 million contract Thursday to Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic, to deliver NASA’s VIPER rover to a destination at the moon’s south pole in 2023.
NASA to send VIPER to prowl Moon’s South PoleJason RhianOctober 28th, 2019
If humanity is going to establish a long-term presence on the Moon, it's going to need water. This precious substance can be found on the lunar surface and a newly-announced robotic explorer is being readied to seek out significant concentrations of ice. If all goes according to plan, this mission marka critical first step for planned crewed missions.