To the moon and back: NASA taps Lockheed Martin, Sierra Nevada, others for lunar lander research
Monday, 20 May 2019
NASA aims to put a man back on the moon — as well as the first woman — by 2024 and has tapped 11 companies to start working on human landers. The federal aerospace agency has awarded $45.5 million toward the effort, which is part of the Artemis lunar exploration program, which also looks toward establishing sustainable lunar missions by 2028. NASA’s proposed plan is to transport astronauts in a human landing system that will need a transfer element for the journey from the lunar Gateway…
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