Moon Monday

Jatan Mehta
Get lunar exploration and science updates every Monday. 🌗
Created 12 Nov 2020
  • Note to RSS subscribers: Moon Monday has moved!
    04 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Dear RSS subscribers of Moon Monday, After discussing with many readers, I’ve merged Moon Monday into my space blog so that everything space I write can be found in a single place. Moon Monday now liv...
  • Moon Monday Issue #41
    23 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Highlight Blue Origin filed a lawsuit against NASA in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims last to last week, arguing that the agency unfairly selected SpaceX Starship for the first crewed landing on the ...
  • Moon Monday Issue #40
    16 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Highlight Researchers supporting one of China’s primary spacecraft makers have announced they are working on a lander for crewed Moon missions. The Chinese language announcement references a Xi Jinpin...
  • Moon Monday Issue #39
    09 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Today’s Moon Monday issue is a science special, with the Highlight story being a pleasant non-tech-news one. Also, I got feedback from some readers that they’d like the Science section and related cov...
  • Moon Monday Issue #38
    02 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    At about 2,000 words, this is the longest Moon Monday issue ever. So much has happened in lunar exploration and science in just one week that writing about it filled me with joy and hope for the futur...
  • Moon Monday Issue #37
    26 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Highlight NASA’s Artemis I mission targeting a launch later this year will not only send an uncrewed Orion spacecraft to the Moon but also deploy 13 small satellites on independent scientific missions...
  • Moon Monday Issue #36
    19 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Highlight NASA has finished fueling and readying the Orion spacecraft for its Artemis I flight to go around the Moon and come back. Next, they will house it in a protective fairing and install its aut...
  • Moon Monday Issue #35
    12 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Highlight NASA is almost done assembling the massive SLS rocket for launching the Artemis I mission on a voyage around the Moon. On July 5, engineers successfully stacked the Interim Cryogenic Propuls...
  • Moon Monday Issue #34
    05 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    Moon Monday crossed 500 subscribers! 🎉 Thank you everyone for reading, to those who gave feedback and shared, and to each supporter who helps keep Moon Monday going not just financially but also in s...
  • Moon Monday Issue #33
    28 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Highlight The French space agency will provide two high-resolution cameras for UAE’s Rashid rover, which is scheduled to land on the Moon in 2022 onboard ispace’s 1st Moon landing mission. One camera ...
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