Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus lander tipped over at touchdown, but it’s still kicking

It turns out that Intuitive Machines' Odysseus spacecraft didn't land upright after all. In a With NASA on Friday evening, the company revealed that the lander was lying on its side after arriving a little faster than expected, likely catching its foot on the surface as it landed. Fortunately, Odysseus is positioned in such a … Read more

Intuitive Machines’ moon lander sent home its first images and they’re breathtaking

Intuitive Machines' lunar lander is well on its way to the Moon after its smooth launch on Thursday, but it managed to snap some incredible images of Earth while still close to home. The company shared the first batch of images from the IM-1 mission on X today after confirming in a previous article that … Read more

Intuitive Machines is taking its shot at nailing the first commercial moon landing

Houston-based space company Intuitive Machines is preparing for a real shot at the moon later this month, when it will attempt to land a spacecraft named Odysseus on the lunar surface — ideally without it breaking apart in the process. The mission follows Astrobotic's failed attempt in January; that company's lander, Peregrine, never arrived on … Read more