NASA picks Astrobotic to send water-hunting rover VIPER to the moon

NASA picks Astrobotic to send water-hunting rover VIPER to the moon

An artist’s rendering of NASA’s VIPER rover, which will roam the Moon’s south pole looking for water ice. Source: NASA NASA awarded Pittsburgh-based space robotics startup Astrobotic with nearly $200 million on Thursday for a key lunar mission, which will hunt for deposits of frozen water the moon. Astrobotic will be responsible for launching the […]