NASA Awards Intuitive Machines Millions to Excavate and Research Water on the Moon

Intuitive Machines of Houston has just won a NASA award of almost $47 million to deliver mining equipment to the Moon by December 2022. The mission, named PRIME-1, includes a drill and a mass spectrometer that will help the agency search for and collect ice within the deep terrain of the moon’s South Pole.

Image courtesy of Nicolas Thomas.

Polar Resources Ice Mining Experiment-1 (PRIME-1)

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Yisela Alvarez Trentini

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