According to a newly published Lockheed white paper, the lunar lander would carry a crew of four astronauts and an additional 2,000 pounds of payload cargo to the surface of the Moon where it could stay for up to two weeks before returning to the Gateway without refueling on the surface.
NASA and Lockheed would work together on the project, with the lander proposed to launch from the planned space station Deep Space Gateway.
"NASA asked industry for innovative and new approaches to advance America's goal of returning humans to the Moon, and establishing a sustainable, enduring presence there", said Lisa Callahan, vice president and general manager of Commercial Civil Space at Lockheed Martin Space.
"This lander could be used to establish a surface base, deliver scientific or commercial cargo, and conduct extraordinary exploration of the Moon".
Space Agency NASA has unveiled a detailed national plan for space exploration.
Among the plan's strategic objectives, NASA calls for returning USA astronauts on the surface of the moon.
To fulfill its vision, the space agency wants to rely on private space enterprises to meet its hardware needs, and Lockheed Martin is taking this role very seriously.
Canadian energy sector sees LNG project as first of many The LNG Canada decision is expected to encourage other proposed project proponents to make investment decisions. The FID is for two processing units or "trains", with first LNG expected before the middle of the next decade.
Photos ; Melania Trump tours Cape coast Castle While the first lady highlighted USAID's work in Africa, the Trump administration has been trying to cut the agency's funding. Melania Trump on Tuesday arrived in Accra, Ghana on the first stop of the African tour of Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt.
Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison The onetime college football star and "gangsta" rap pioneer eventually lost control of his label in bankruptcy proceedings. Knight was at the center of the feud between East Coast and West Coast rappers that marked the middle of that decade.
The Deep Space Gateway is a collaboration between the USA and Russian Federation to create a lunar space station that will act as a "gateway to deep space".
Lockheed said that the lander design uses technology developed for its Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, a vehicle it says is "the only spacecraft designed for long-duration, human-rated deep space exploration".
Lockheed Martin says the new lander could help pave the way for future human missions to Mars.
Tim Cichan, space exploration architect, said: "The Gateway is key to full, frequent and fast reusability of this lander".
An artist's conception shows Blue Origin's Blue Moon lander on the lunar surface. Important quantities of water can be found on the moon's polar region, which missions in the future can use to create fuel and oxygen for a manned outpost.
NASA has not just launched spacecrafts to unlock mysteries of the universe, dispatched probes to make close-up observations of every planet in the solar system, but has also, in August, sent a probe named Parker Solar Probe to the Sun.
Younger women also have a higher mortality rate when it comes to breast cancer and the risk of metastatic recurrence is higher. It is estimated that approximately 30 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in women this year will be breast cancers .
Hanuma Vihari, who scored a half-century on his debut in England, hasn't been selected in the first Test. He was out trying to drive legspinner Devendra Bishoo but only chipping straight back to the bowler.
The Times , which based its story on a redacted copy of the police report, had said it was unclear whether anyone was arrested. Police questioned Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after he got into a bar fight in 1985, during his time at Yale.
The problem with Venom is simple: only one person involved in this thing seems to understand what the movie should be. Which brings me back to Venom-a solo superhero film that does none of these things, or at least not well.
Hall plays Daryll Donovan who is the half-brother of the titular character played by Liev Schreiber on the Showtime series. Hall was put in handcuffs before being transported to jail as he is now locked up on $100,000 bail.
Authorities said the gunman had an advantage over law enforcement officers as he could see them approach the home . He posted on his 70th birthday about "shooting competitively since 1984 and lovin' it", the AP also reported .
Under the 2019 NDAA, US legislators allocated $58 million to counter Russia's alleged non-compliance with the INF Treaty. This was stated by the USA permanent representative to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison at a press conference in Brussels.
Vice President Mike Pence accused China of "meddling in America's democracy", in a wide-ranging speech Thursday. She said China was a "builder of world peace " with no interest in meddling in U.S. elections.
Each country has imposed tariff increases on the other's goods, and Beijing has accused the Trump administration of bullying. But he suggested steeps tariffs he has placed on us imports of Chinese products have yet to bend Beijing's will.
Key red state Democratic senator to vote no on Kavanaugh
Even Trump ally Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., said at an event hosted by The Atlantic magazine: "I would tell him, knock it off". "The harsh and unfair treatment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh is having an incredible upward impact on voters", he tweeted.
Why the LG V40 ThinQ’s five cameras aren’t overkill
Qualcomm's flagship octa-core processor , the Snapdragon 845 clocked at 2.7GHz, and Adreno 630 GPU powers the LG V40 ThinQ . The design of the V40 ThinQ is something that LG is proud of, with the company touting its "Silky Blast" process.
Presidential test alert sets American phones buzzing
The political purposes point is especially important, he noted, since people can not opt out of the presidential alert . This message and will be labeled a " Presidential Alert " and, yes, will be coming at the direction of the White House.
Scrawny Dwarf Planet, Named Goblin, Found Well Beyond Pluto
Their isolation makes them unique. 'They can be used as probes to understand what is happening at the edge of our solar system'. The newly discovered object is called 2015 TG387 (or as I have been mentally referring to it, "mysterious space ball").
Hundreds of people died taking selfies, study reveals
In July this year, 19-year-old Gavin Zimmerman fell to his death while taking selfies on a cliff in New South Wales, Australia. Agam Bansal, the study's lead author, told The Washington Post: "The selfie deaths have become a major public health problem".
Ruby Rose is internet's most 'dangerous' celebrity!
McAfee says consumers need to be wary of clicking on suspicious links that may result in their device being infected. The actress was recently named as the most unsafe celebrity to "Google" or search for online.
Nokia 7.1: Where to buy, when, and for how much
The phone weighs 159 grams which is largely due to the smaller battery of 3060mAh battery we get inside the phone. But keep your eyes open, as the company could launch a supercharged version of Nokia 7 .1 in India on October 11.
Chris Evans appears to bid farewell to Captain America
Evans' Captain America has also made many brief cameo appearances in other Marvel movies. " It's going to wrap everything up ". Evans confirmed that earlier this year when he announced he would be retiring from his Marvel role .
Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad amid rape allegations
Whereas other players might be winding down their careers at 33, Ronaldo is still in demand by leading clubs around the world. A lawsuit has been filed by Ms Mayorga against Ronaldo, and police in Las Vegas have reopened their investigation.
Consoling Paulina? Brooks Koepka denies Dustin Johnson feud
Yesterday was probably one of the hardest days trying to focus and play golf just knowing what was going to come when I was done". Mrs Remande had travelled with husband Raphael from their home in Egypt to watch the Ryder Cup on the outskirts of Paris.