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NASA BFG ON VIPER LANDING SITE, Sept 20, 2021, virtual, 4:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a media briefing on September 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm ET to announce the landing site for its VIPER lunar rover, which will arrive on the Moon in late 2023 as part of the NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program.

VIPER is the  Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover.

Audio of the briefing will be available on NASA Live.

Participants are:

  • Lori Glaze, director of the Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters
  • Daniel Andrews, VIPER project manager, NASA’s Ames Research Center
  • Anthony Colaprete, VIPER lead project scientist, Ames
  • Darlene Lim, VIPER deputy lead project scientist, Ames
  • Darryl Gaines, deputy manager, NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services, NASA’s Johnson Space Center

Details

Date:
September 20
Time:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm