NASA picks SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to create landers to take humans to the Moon

NASA has chosen SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to design and build three lunar landing systems that can take humans to the surface of the Moon. The three companies will work on their designs over the next year, and eventually, NASA will select one lander to take the first woman and the next man to the lunar surface.

These landers are a critical part of NASA’s Artemis program, the agency’s initiative to send humans back to the Moon by 2024. Last year, Vice President Mike Pence challenged NASA to accelerate its plans to return to the Moon, and NASA has been working hard to make that happen. For the last decade, NASA has been developing a giant deep-space rocket, known as the Space Launch System, and a crew capsule called Orion to take…

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