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NASA’s assessment sees the SpaceX lunar lander as innovative but risky

WASHINGTON – A NASA rating suggests SpaceX selected one of the three awards for human lunar lander as a high-risk, high-reward option that could offer significant capabilities, but may not be ready in time for a 2024 landing . According to a NASA source selection statement for the Human Landing Services (HLS) program on April 28, SpaceX had the weakest …

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NASA’s assessment sees the SpaceX lunar lander as innovative but risky

WASHINGTON – A NASA rating suggests SpaceX selected one of the three awards for human lunar lander as a high-risk, high-reward option that could offer significant capabilities, but may not be ready in time for a 2024 landing . According to a NASA source selection statement for the Human Landing Services (HLS) program on April 28, SpaceX had the weakest …

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Members of the House of Representatives criticize NASA’s lunar lander prices

WASHINGTON – While NASA’s decision to hire three companies to develop development projects for Mondlanders was praised by a Senate committee, House Science Committee leaders said they were still concerned about NASA’s approach to bringing people back to the moon. NASA awarded awards to teams led by Blue Origin, Dynetics, and SpaceX on April 30 to begin detailed studies for …

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Boeing has excluded itself from NASA competition for lunar lander

And then there were three – and this time Boeing was left out. NASA selected three U.S. aerospace companies to design and develop human landing systems for the agency’s Artemis program. One of these will land the first woman and the next man on the lunar surface by 2024, Xinhua reported. The three companies are Blue Origin from Kent, Washington; …

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NASA chooses Bezos’ Blue Origin and Musks SpaceX to build new lunar lander science

NASA has selected three private space companies to oversee the development of the lunar lander for the upcoming lunar landings. The three companies are Blue Origin, owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos; ElX Musk’s SpaceX; and Dynetics, based in Huntsville, Alabama, announced NASA on Thursday. The lunar lander will carry the astronauts from the lunar orbit to the lunar surface …

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In 2021, intuitive machines aim for the huge valley “Ocean of Storms” for private lunar lander

The first flight of a private lunar lander in 2021 has become much sharper. The robot spaceship Nova-C from Intuitive machines will land near Vallis Schröteri, the largest valley in the world the moonOn their first delivery mission to NASA in October 2021, company representatives announced today (April 13). Vallis Schröteri is surrounded by Oceanus Procellarum, the “Ocean of Storms”, …

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NASA will today announce new private Moon Lander partners. How to listen

NASA will present today (November 18) the latest companies to build private landing craft for travel to the Moon. You can follow the announcement live online. At 16:30 EST (2030 GMT), NASA announces that they are the newest US companies for the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) project of the Private Lunar Land Agency. The new companies will join a …

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China completes Lander test for first Mars mission in 2020

Lander is hanged for a hover and obstacle avoidance test for China's Mars mission at a test facility in Huailai Lander is hanged for a hover and obstacle avoidance test for China's Mars mission at a test facility in Huailai Lander is seen during a hover and obstacle avoidance test for China's Mars mission at a test facility in Huailai …

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