Space exploration writer ✨ Contributing Editor for The Planetary Society ✨ Moon evangelist 🌗

Have hope while you’re stranded, bud against the gloom.

Pictured: Primrose, Marguerite daisy, “Sleepy plant” Mimosa pudica, and Daphnes.

Last week in Moon exploration 🌗

  • NASA delays landing humans on the Moon
  • Astrobotic builds lunar sandpit to test rovers
  • ESA making a tablet for astronauts on Moonwalks!
  • LEGO figures and Snoopy to fly to the Moon

and more:… 🚀

We’re losing the precious starry night sky to pollution. People barely look up anymore. Both of these things make me really sad.

But lately I’ve realized that “Oh wait! The Moon will always be there to look up to, visible even during the day at times.” So there’s some hope.

Readers of Moon Monday 🌗 , I want to hear your feedback on how I could better my Moon exploration newsletter for the coming year of Moon missions launching from across the globe. Please take this 2-minute anonymous survey:

So excited to say that my unique newsletter Moon Monday has completed a year of covering global lunar exploration and science updates. And I haven’t missed a single week! 🎉

Here is the latest roundup of Moon updates: 🌗

To the Moon. 🚀

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Jatan Mehta

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