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Moon Beer? Brewing Experiment Short-Listed for Indian Lunar Lander -

A team of University of California San Diego (UCSD) engineering students is in a ferment, all hopped up to see if beer can be brewed on the moon. Their experiment is designed to test the viability of yeast on the moon. The potential brewmasters hail ...and more »

Young Engineers Hope to Make Giant Leap for Extraterrestrial Beer - Discover Magazine (blog)

A team of undergraduate engineers from the University of California-San Diego hopes to be the first to brew beer in space. They are one of 25 teams competing for a spot aboard India's TeamIndus lunar lander mission, which itself is vying for a $20 ...and more »

China Space Program: Chang'e-5, First Lunar Sample Return Mission, To Be Launched In November - International Business Times

China will launch its new lunar probe, the Chang'e-5, in November, the state-run People's Daily newspaper reported Monday, citing the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation — the main contractor for China's space program. Chang'e-5 would ...and more »

Student team aims to brew beer on the moon - ZDNet

screen-shot-2017-01-25-at-22-48- Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications. A team of engineering students hopes to contribute to our spacefaring ventures by brewing beer on the moon. It might seem like a pipe dream to many, but for a group of students ...and more »

Engineering students aim to brew beer on the moon - Popular Science

If it wins the Lab2Moon competition, Team Original Gravity's soda can-sized canister could brew the first beer on the moon. Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications. There's a lot that needs to happen before humankind can become an interplanetary species ...and more »

China sets November launch for lunar sample return mission - Astronomy Now Online

China plans to launch a robotic mission to return samples from the lunar surface, the first such mission in four decades, in November on top of the country's new heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket, according to state media reports. The government-run ...and more »

This team wants to brew beer on the surface of the moon - Mashable

The moon: Great and all, but don't you think it's missing something? I mean, yes, it could use human-rated habitats, some moon buggies, maybe a little infrastructure. Beyond that, though, what does the moon really need? It needs beer. Or so says a team ...and more »

US student team plans to brew beer on the moon - The Hindu

The experiment will test the viability of yeast fermentation on the surface of moon, researchers said. | Photo Credit: AP. Los Angeles:, January 23, 2017 22:41 IST. Updated: January 24, 2017 02:45 IST. more-in. A team of students in the U.S. is ...and more »

Can beer be brewed on the MOON? Lunar mission to launch at the end of this year could find out - Daily Mail

Meanwhile, Nasa says we could colonise the moon by 2022 for a total cost of just $10 billion (£6.4 billion). But one important question for our future life on moon is yet to be answered - whether or not beer can be brewed in space. Now a group of ...and more »

China to attempt Moon sample return mission in November - gbtimes

China has announced that its Chang'e-5 automated moon surface sampling and return mission will launch in late November 2017, marking the first such mission for over 40 years. China has announced that its Chang'e-5 automated Moon surface sampling and ...and more »