An artist’s concept of Canada’s smart robotic system located on the exterior of the Gateway, a small space station in orbit around the moon. (Credits: Canadian Space Agency, NASA)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada's participation in the NASA-led lunar Gateway program Feb. 28 during a speech at Canadian Space Agency headquarters in Quebec. Credit: Adam Scotti, Prime Minister’s Office.
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After much tinkering, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has at last finished the cryogenic cooler that will keep JWST's Mid-Infrared Instrument at its frosty-cool operating temperature of minus 270 Celsius. Credit: NASA artist's concept
Maxar's Space Systems Loral is one of several firms proposing to use a commercial satellite bus as the basis for a Power and Propulsion Element for NASA’s planned lunar Gateway. Credit: Space Systems Loral
ESA Director General Jan Woerner (center) and Nicolas Chamussy, executive vice president of space systems at Airbus Defence and Space (second from right) get some help from organizers of The Moon Race holding up the inflatable moon that made the rounds at the 2018  International Astronautical Congress in Bremen, Germany, Oct. 1-5. Credit: ESA photo by Philippe Sebirot
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