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Deliveries to the Moon: US companies race to ship cargo and equipment to the lunar surface (CBS News video report - 5.25.23)

La peinture de cet artiste français va être envoyée sur la Lune (BFMTV video interview - 5.12.23)

Interview with Samuel Peralta (PoetsArtists - 4.12.23)

Yuri's Night 2023: Celebrating Yuri Gagarin's pioneering 1961 voyage into space (The Planetary Society, incl. Planetary Radio podcast & transcript - 4.12.23)

Maine artist will have artwork launched to moon in a time capsule (NewsCenter Maine - 3.29.23)

'Lunar Codex' project aims to archive art on the moon (NewsCenter Maine - 3.28.23)

A poem by a Michigan poet will be launched to the moon as part of the 'Lunar Codex' project (Michigan Radio - 3.21.23)

New Jersey artist among those selected to have her work enshrined on the moon (News 12 New Jersey - 3.20.23)

News 12's Eric Landskroner interviews artist Nanette Fluhr (News 12 New Jersey video interview - 3.20.23)

Poem by West Michigan professor will head to the Moon in 2024 (WJIM 1240/106.9 - 3.20.23)

Moon beams (Grand Rapids Business Journal - 3.17.23)

“You’re going to the Moon! Well, to be more precise, your poem is.” (MLive Grand Rapids - 3.11.23)

Destination Moon – Joyce Brinkman talks to YQR (Yugen Quest Review - 3.8.23)

Flying to the Moon! (Yugen Quest Review - 3.8.23)

Teacher’s artwork bound for outer space (Lewiston Sentinel - 3.6.23)

Nicole Finger, hyperrealist painter... and when her paintings went to the Moon (Palate and Palette - 3.2.23)

Sijo poems are going to the Moon! - Susanna Song Interviews Joyce Brinkman and Lucy Park  (Sejong Cultural Society video interview - 3.1.23)

At 88, preeminent painter Rosario Bitanga takes her time in art and in life (NoliSol - Philippines, 2.16.23)

Tres poetas dominicanos en la luna (Acento, 2.13.23)

Kemptville author’s book is going to the moon  (North Grenville Times, 2.9.23)

Local book going to the moon (CTV News Ottawa, 2.3.23)

Kemptville author's book being sent to the moon (CBC News, 1.30.23)

Maltese Artist Will Blast Her Artwork Into Space (Lovin Malta, 1.29.23)

Michael Blouin's 'Skin House' in Space (Rogers TV - video, 1.24.23)

The self-portrait of a Galățian, sent to the Moon, in a time capsule (Viata Libera - Romania, 1.24.23)

Paintings by 21-year-old Romanian included in NASA’s Lunar Codex project (Romania Insider, 1.23.23)

The Art Renewal Center Is Honoring the Best of Realist Art - by Sending the Winners of its Annual Competition to the Moon (Artnet, 1.10.23)

Duluth artist’s painting included in Moon time capsule (WDIO ABC News, 1.10.23)

Bigfoot va marcher sur la Lune (Paris Match, 1.10.23)

One small step for man, one giant step for Bigfoot: Fremont artist's sasquatch sculpture to be archived on Moon  (WTOL11 News, 1.9.23)

Around the Circle this Week: To the Moon (Lake Superior Magazine, 1.5.23)

'Standing alone with namaste': A poem headed for the Moon (iGlobal - The Voice of Global Indians, 1.5.23)

Duluth artist's painting headed to star-studded gallery — on the moon (Star Trubune, 1.3.23)

Malaysian author-poet Ninot Aziz's poems set to be sent to the Moon (The Star - Malaysia, 12.28.22)

Book Review: Letters to Singapore - Indian Girls are Meant for More than Arranged Marriages (Asia Media International, 12.8.22)

Prvý Slovák s výstavou na Mesiaci je Ružomberčan a maliar Roman Rembovský (Otvorene Info - Romania, 12.7.22)

“Legends of the Moon” Presented By Era Contemporary Gallery + Interview (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, 11.21.22)

Sthef Millán: La Primera Artista de Chile en Llevar su Obra a la Luna (Sthef Millan Art - Chile, 11.20.22)

San Ramon Artist Showing in Dublin's 'No Boundaries' Exhibition (Patch News - Dublin, California, 10.27.22)


Modernist maestra Rosario Bitanga’s works are headed for the moon (ABS-CBN News, 10.9.22)

To the moon, Ariane: B.C. artist included in out-of-this-world collection (Global News, 9.27.22)

To The Moon! SoMA Executive Director’s Works Featured In NASA’s Moon Museum (APC News, 9.3.22)

Beautiful Bizarre Magazine’s Interstellar Legacy: An Interview With Lunar Codex Founder Dr. Samuel Peralta (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, 8.5.22)

Wanda Bush's Painting to Fly to the Moon (Gibraltar Chronicle, 8.5.22)

Poems for the Moon – the Lunar Codex (Tranature, 7.24.22)

Artist Mariah Kaminsky celebrates series with pop-up show (Durango Herald, 7.22.22)

Sendir málverk til tunglsins / Sending a painting to the moon (Skessuhorn, 7.22.22)

Leslie da Bassi looming jõuab koostöös NASA-ga Kuule / Leslie da Bass's creation reaches the moon in collaboration with NASA (ERR Kultuur - Estonia, 7.20.22)

Leslie Da Bass läheb kuule / Leslie Da Bass goes to the moon (Postimees - Estonia, 7.20.22)

In Perpetuity: Artwork in the annual Painting the Figure Now exhibition captures and preserves the human experience (American Art Collector Online, 7.1.22)

Painting the Figure Now: Exploring the Human Condition (PoetsArtists, 6.26.22)

North Fork Artist Anna Jurinich Sends Her Art to the Moon (Dan's Papers - This is the Hamptons, 6.23.22)

Songs flown to the moon (Manila Bulletin, 6.23.22)

The Lunar Codex program is sending artwork to the moon (WHQR broadcast and article, 6.15.22)

Writer Kelly Kaur bases debut novel on experiences as a newcomer to Calgary (Calgary Herald, 6.11.22)

Founder of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine – Danijela Krha Purssey – curates new exhibition for NERAM and launches into space (Armidale Express via BBM, 6.10.22)

BINI, named by Rolling Stone as one of Spotify’s Radar’s rising global artists, go to the Moon (Manila Bulletin, 6.9.22)

Moira, BINI, BGYO, Angela Ken to send their songs to the moon via Lunar Codex (, 6.8.22)

Moira Dela Torre’s ‘Malaya’ and BGYO’s ‘The Baddest’ among OPM songs being sent to the Moon in time capsules (NME Music News, 6.8.22)

Moira Dela Torre, Angela Ken, BGYO, BINI to launch songs to the moon in 2023 (Rappler, 6.8.22)

Moira Dela Torre to send song to the moon... (Philstar, 6.7.22)

Interview with Samuel Peralta of the Lunar Codex (Kim Carson Video Interview, 5.14.22)

The Lunar Codex with Samuel Peralta (The Inspired Painter Podcast with Jessica Libor, 5.7.22)

Fine Art, from NYC to the Moon (Fine Art Connoisseur, 5.6.22)

Peste 15.000 de opere de artă, printre care și povestirea unui scriitor român, vor fi trimise și îngropate pe Lună (Article & video, Știrile Pro-TV Romania, 5.4.22)

Danijela Purssey talks about Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and the Lunar Codex Project (The Gallerist Speaks, 4.16.22)

Recordings of Gori Women's Choir ensemble included in first sending of arts to the Moon in 50 years (Agenda.Georgia, 4.11.22)

L’artista dal Messico allo Spazio. «Porto le mie opere sulla Luna» (Il Giornale Di Vicenza, 4.10.22)

The paintings from Nanette Fluhr will be going into space in a time capsule to the moon in 2023 (Video, News 12 New Jersey, 4.10.22)

Fenville man sending art to the Moon (Video, ABC 13 On Your Side, 4.7.22)

This Very Jewish Painting Is Heading to the Moon: Shabbat in space! (Hey Alma Newsletter, 4.6.22)

Sky's the limit (Video, WIN News Twownsville, Australia, 3.29.22)

Fennville painter's work headed to space as part of 'museum on the moon' (Holland Sentinel, 3.25.22)

Indian-American Poet’s work to take off for the moon (Indian Star, 3.16.22)

Red Bank Artist's Work Moon-Bound (Red Bank Green, 3.14.22)

Fly me to the Moon: Wexford artist Martina Mcateer is headed to the Moon (Southeast Radio - Morning Mix with Alex Corcoran, 3.11.22)

Sudbury artist's work heading to Moon (CBC Sudbury - Up North with Jonathan Pinto, 3.10.22)

Jersey City writer’s co-edited ‘The Medusa Project’ is headed to the moon (, 3.9.22)

Out of this world as painting by Wexford artist chosen for time capsule to the moon (Independent Wexford Regional News, 3.8.22)

Ernie Dingo's watercolour artworks heading to 'Museum on the Moon' (NITV News, 2.25.22)

Canberra artist Janet Thatcher's artwork heads to moon as part of Lunar Codex project (The Canberra Times, 2.15.22)

Bihari American Poet’s Work Is Headed For the Moon! (India Currents, 2.15.22)

Two Louisville Artists Are Sending Their Work To The Moon, And They’re Among The First Women To Do So (Leo Weekly Arts & Culture, 2.11.22)

An otherworldly experience: Prof and student to put poetry on the Moon (DePauw Stories, 1.28.22)

The Lunar Codex aims to ‘spread hope during this dark time’ — Westerlo art to land on the moon (Altamont Enterprise, 1.25.22)

Lunar Poetry: Purdue continues a legacy of leaving relics on the moon (Purdue Exponent, 1.18.22)

Indian-American Poet and Filmmaker Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Work Goes to the Moon (EIN NASA News Today, 1.13.22)

Local artist makes history on the moon (The Upstater, 1.13.22)

Poet and Filmmaker Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Work Goes to the Moon (EIN Newswire, 1.13.22)

Australian Artist Graeme Stevenson Is Heading to Space  (Park West Art & Gallery News, 12.23.21)

11 paintings by former Yukon artist heading to the moon  (World Republic News, 12.18.21)

CBC Yukon interview to join Lunar Codex, and head to the moon (CBC News, 12.18.21)

Art on the moon (Podcast Interview, CBC Radio - Airplay with David White, 12.17.21)

We're Flying to the Moon: Samuel Peralta Chats with Graeme Stevenson (Video interview, Colour in Your Life, 12.16.21)

Miami student’s painting heading to the moon: a Q-and-A with Preston Anderson (Miami U News & Events, 12.9.21)

CIYL to the Moon with SpaceX, Lunar Codex and NASA (Video article, Colour in Your Life, 12.8.21)

Graeme Stevenson: the Australian artist whose work is heading into outer space (ABC Radio Brisbane, 12.7.21)

Art Goes to the Moon (Video interview, ArtsyShark, 11.29.21)

Jersey City Poet and Author Megha’s Sood Editorial Anthology “The Medusa Project” is heading for the moon (Hudson Reporter, 11.24.21)

Jersey City Poet's "The Medusa Project" is heading for the Moon (New Jersey Stage, 11.22.21)

Australian TV series to rocket to the Moon with Space X and NASA (Colour In Your Life, 11.18.21)

Artist’s Painting to be Launched to Moon for Lunar Codex Project (Remodern Review, 11.10.21)

Cypress Artist’s Painting to be Launched to Moon for Lunar Codex Project (Houston Chronicle, 11.8.21)

Lebanese Writer’s Poem Selected For The Lunar Codex Time Capsule (The 961, 9.17.21)

Savannah artists June Stratton, Karen Bradley to join 'museum on the moon' — The Lunar Codex (Savannah Morning News, 8.3.21)

Contemporary Realism: Important 21st Century Works - Including Works from the Lunar Codex (Sotheby's, 7.26.21)

Apple Valley artist JuliAnne Jonker's work in first Sotheby’s online auction for 21st century realism (Sun - This Week, 7.22.21)

‘That’s Pretty Cool’: Artist’s Painting Among Creative Works Headed To The Moon (CBS Los Angeles, 7.6.21)

Over The Moon: Houston Area Teacher's Art Selected For Lunar Time Capsule (Living Magazine, 6.26.21)

To the Moon, Alice! (Nancy Hines Fine Art Blog, 6.26.21)

To the Moon: Durango Artist’s Painting to be Launched in Space as Part of Lunar Time Capsule
The Durango Herald, 6.24.21)

Casey Thornton’s Reminisce headed for the moon (Busselton Dunsborough Times, 6.16.21)

Painting by CG Area Artist Selected for Moon-Bound Art Project (Casa Grande Dispatch, 6.12.21)

The Art Side of the Moon: Local Couple's Artwork Headed to Lunar Surface (The Daily Sentinel, 6.11.21)

23 Works from the 15th International ARC Salon Exhibition Headed to Moon (HashtagArtMag, 6.11.21)

Selected ARC Exhibition Works included in Lunar Codex (Art Renewal Center, 6.8.21)

Victoria Artist Sending Paintings to the Moon (CHEK News, 6.1.21)

The Lunar Codex / Artists on the Moon Includes Shelter Exhibit (Hashtag Art Magazine, 5.31.21)

Victoria Artist Over the Moon about his Paintings Being Launched into Space (CBC News, 5.30.21)

B.C. Artist's Paintings Bound for Galactic Gallery on the Moon (Maple Ridge News, 5.28.21)

Works of Filipino Artists are Headed to the Moon (CNN Life Philippines, 5.28.21)

Moonstruck (Faith and Fear in Flushing, 5.27.21)

Victoria Artist's Paintings Bound for Galactic Gallery on the Moon (Victoria News, 5.27.21)

Up And Away: Gromyko Semper’s Artistic Journey, From Cabanatuan To The Moon (Lifestyle Asia, 5.12.21)

Moon Museum: The Works Of Filipino Artists And Writers Will Be On NASA’s Next Lunar Landing (Lifestyle Asia, 5.3.21)

Philippine Artists and Authors On a Time Capsule to the Moon (Tekkie Pinas, 4.28.21)

Blogger Q&A with Samuel Peralta (Video interview, YouTube, 4.28.31)

Photo of Sausalito artist’s sculpture heads to the moon with other women’s work (Marin Independent Journal, 4.24.21)

Moon bound: Local artist’s piece heading to space (Telluride Daily Planet, 4.23.21)

Philippine Artists and Authors On a Time Capsule to the Moon
(Ganda Negosyo, 4.19.21)

First Indian Woman Artist’s Painting going to the Moon (DESIblitz, 4.18.21)

The Bennett Prize is Going to the Moon! (The Bennett Art Collection Podcast, 4.17.21)

Artists' work to be sent to the Moon (WEAU News, 4.11.21)

Spacecraft to send Apple Valley artist's painting to the Moon (Fox 9 News article and video, 4.7.21)

Apple Valley Artist's Work To Be Sent To The Moon (Patch, 4.7.21)

Indian artist Solar Renekal-Ramnath's 'Sisterhood' heads to the Moon: artwork to be part of The Peregrine Collection (The Tribune, India, 4.5.21)

Apple Valley artist’s painting going to the moon: Peregrine Collection to be launched into space later this year (Sun This Week, 4.2.21)

Elizabeth Barden 'over the Moon' as two figurative realism portraits chosen for Astrobotic lunar landing (ABC News Australia, 4.2.21)

Toronto man sending time capsule to the Moon in an attempt to spread joy (blogTO, 3.25.21)

Fairview painter's work going to the Moon (Mountain Xpress)

Abington writer is 'over the moon' about anthology selection (Montgomery News - Ambler Gazette)

Sending a time capsule to the Moon (99.1 FM, CBC Radio 1 -  Here and Now Toronto with Gill Deacon, 3.17.21)

A time capsule with "Peregrine Collection" scheduled for launch to the Moon in late 2021 (The Ritz Herald, 3.15.21)

Going where no man has gone before: meeting the Sri Lankan writers whose work is going to the Moon this year (The Sunday Morning)

Art from Elmira is going to the Moon (WEMT)

On a time capsule to the Moon with 1200 artists and one A.I. (Business News Week)

Lunar art that's going out of this world (MPNews Australia, 3.09.21)

Bengali youths to land on the Moon in 2021 (Bengali News India)

Interview with Samuel Peralta (AMI Kelly & Co. Podcast)

Writers launching a time capsule to the Moon (Ex Terra Journal of Space Commerce)

Author Samuel Peralta's books launching on Peregrine Lunar Lander to the Moon (

Going to the Moon (Blog Andrea Luhman)

Letran alumnus sending Colegio's 400th Anniversary score and lyrics to the Moon (The Lance)

One Canadian author's books are being sent to the Moon (Curiocity)

Art on a mission to the Moon with Dr. Samuel Peralta (Video interview, The Artist Next Level, 2.5.21)


Author Samuel Peralta's books launching on Peregrine Lunar Lander to the Moon (PRweb, 3.11.21)

The Peregrine Collection (Press release, 3.11.21)
...aka "How it all began"


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The Future Chronicles

The Lunar Codex includes the entire catalogue of The Future Chronicles. with series editor Dr. Peralta. Each themed volume brings together work from new authors and the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction, including Robert J. Sawyer, Seanan McGuire, Ken Liu, and Hugh Howey.

> PoetsArtists

The Lunar Codex catalogue of art includes digitized art pieces from the PoetsArtists catalogues, curated by Didi Menendez and guest curators, including Dr. Peralta. PoetsArtists artists are in permanent collections of major museums, including the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM).

> The Bennett Prize

The Lunar Codex includes digitized art pieces from artists from The Bennett Prize catalogue. The Prize is intended to propel the careers of women painters who have not yet realized full professional recognition, empowering new artists and those who have painted for many years, awarding $50,000 to enable freedom to create a solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will travel the country.

> Astrobotic Technology

Astrobotic Technology is a space logistics company that delivers payloads to the Moon.  Its spacecraft accommodates multiple clients, offering cost-effectiveness and flexibility, and its partnership with DHL was provided the infrastructure for our PM1 time capsule.

> Intuitive Machines

Intuitive Machines is a private company founded to provide autonomous systems for industrial systems, drones, spacecraft modeling and simulation services. Its payload-as-a-service partners provided the infrastructure for our IM1 time capsule.

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