The desire to explore the moon is growing, as it seems to beg for it.   

Much emphasis is focused on the Artemis Program's attempt to send humans back to the moon for the first time since the Apollo missions.   

However, there are ongoing initiatives.  

The objective of Terra Novae is to "Land multiple scientific payloads on the surface of the moon,  

prospecting for the presence of water and other volatile materials that will both reveal its history   

prepare sustainable exploration by locally sourced space resources.  

prepare sustainable exploration by locally sourced space resources.  

An European research team has proposed the LunarLeaper in answer to the ESA's solicitation.  

hopping robot called the LunarLeaper would go to a collapsed section of a lunar lava tube known as a skylight.  

Pink posts a video of a heart on a cloud to remember her late father.