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SpaceX Starship wins NASA lunar lander contract for crewed missions

By |2020-05-01T17:10:14-04:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NASA is still on a big Moon 2024 push and they want to get astronauts on the surface of the Moon. On April 30, 2020 they announced three big lunar lander contracts for their upcoming Moon 2024 crewed missions. See details about the contracts here!

SpaceX to launch Dragon XL cargo capsule for NASA’s Lunar Gateway

By |2020-04-02T22:59:27-04:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Since 2012, Elon Musk's company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. otherwise known as SpaceX, has been providing cargo delivery services for NASA as part of their Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contracts to the International Space Station after the end of the Space Shuttle era.  However, the bar has been raised and SpaceX is now contracted to fly similar missions with critical pressurized & unpressurized cargo to NASA's planned lunar orbiting space station called Gateway under their new Gateway Logistics Services (GLS) contract.

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