Japan Announces Plans to Send Toyota to the Moon

Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is looking to take Toyota to the moon. Instead of a family sedan, the car manufacturer is making a pressurized self-driving rover to cruise the lunar surface. The vehicle, which is expected to make its debut in 2029, is expected to have six wheels and be capable of transporting two […]

Israel’s First Moon Mission to Take Off Today From Florida

Israel is headed for the moon. Its first spaceship designed for a moon landing is set to take off later this evening from Florida. The move marks the first privately-funded lunar mission. The explorer was built by an Israeli nonprofit space venture called SpaceIL using money given almost exclusively by private donors. Takeoff is expected […]