back to article NASA shoves Astrobotic $199.5m to sling water-hunting VIPER trundlebot at Moon

Pittsburgh-based space robot specialist Astrobotic has been picked by NASA to drop a rover onto the surface of the Moon. The $199.5m contract is the second awarded to the company under NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program and will see the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) deposited on …

  1. chivo243 Silver badge

    Yes, there's ice on the moon.

    i just finished reading this... Is NASA late to the game?

    1. Spherical Cow Bronze badge

      Re: Yes, there's ice on the moon.

      How much ice? How is it distributed? Is it easy to get at? We need some way of answering these and other questions, maybe we should send a rover to explore.

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