NASA will use Falcon Heavy To Build Lunar Gateway

Lunar Gateway will be an orbiting habitat that will allow astronauts to make regular trips to and from the lunar surface. NASA has signed a contract with SpaceX to launch modules of the Gateway aboard a a Falcon Heavy rocket in 2024. 

Lava Tubes Big Enough to Fit A Planetary Base

Both the Moon and Mars were volcanically active at one time and the result is lava tubes. A new study shows that lunar and Martian lava tubes might be enormous, and easily large enough to accommodate a base.

NASA's Plans For a Lunar Base Camp

When the Artemis III mission lands on the lunar surface in 2024 - it will serve as a stepping stone towards the creation of a permanent human presence on the Moon, NASA hopes.

A Fully Automated Science Lab Could Be Coming to NASA’s New Lunar Station

The agency is considering how to conduct science experiments on the Deep Space Gateway station, even while no crew members are on board.

Lunar Leap: Europe Eyes Establishment of Moon Base by 2030s

There is growing interest in Europe to prioritize the moon as humanity's next deep-space destination. The moon, supporters say, can serve as a springboard to push the human exploration of the solar system, with Mars as the horizon goal.