NASA, Aiming to send people to the moon by 2024 Artemis to build the spacecraft that will be used in the project Elon Musk managed by SpaceX agreed with. NASA for the project SpaceX‘e 2.9 billion will pay dollars.
Elon Musk and SpaceX surpass Jeff Bezos in NASA projects
TheWashingtonPost‘a according to the news NASA, 2024 For the Artemis project, which he plans to send people to the Moon until SpaceXagreed with. While it is stated in the news that there are three major candidates for the project, these candidates SpaceX, Dynetics and Jeff Bezos’un Blue Originhad. SpaceX He left these candidates behind and qualified to undertake the project. NASA also, three companies to develop landing concepts 967 million he rewarded with dollars.
NASA’s Apollo Two companies were expected to sign for Artemis, the first mission to land on the Moon since its program. But SpaceXundertaking the task alone, Blue Origin’in with other aviation companies Lockheed Martin and Of Northrop Grumman means that the team he is included in will be eliminated. For both in the commercial crew program SpaceX, him the BoeingA contract has been signed with, in case of failure to deliver NASA’ya additional options were made available.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX offer of the company Teksas, Boca Chica’da the next generation spacecraft he built Starship‘was. The spacecraft expected to carry an average astronaut crew and 100 tons of cargo material Ay and Mars He has to use his main engines to land on a hard surface. However, the problems that SpaceX has been experiencing lately are enough to create question marks in the minds.
NASA’s Artemis mission is the first woman and the first to the Moon. colored aims to download the person. To reach the lunar surface, where only white-skinned people have been walking so far, the space agency took place in November last year 18 astronauts had introduced.