Published: Nov 10, 2021
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said Tuesday for the first time that the Trump-era goal of returning astronauts to the moon by 2024, a timeline initially embraced by the Biden administration, is no longer feasible and that a human landing would be pushed "likely to no earlier than 2025."
Published: Sep 22, 2021
With SpaceX now responsible for flying cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA is reorganizing to put a new emphasis on deep space, including setting up a new directorate to develop the technologies needed to pursue what would be some of the most ambitious missions NASA has ever attempted, including building a permanent presence on the moon and eventually Mars.
Published: Aug 17, 2021
Jeff Bezos Blue Origin space company on Monday pressed its campaign to win a slice of NASAs lucrative lunar lander contract, filing a suit in federal court in an attempt to force NASA to fund a second spacecraft to ferry astronauts to and from the lunar surface.
Published: Jul 14, 2021
Japan needs to take commercial development of the moon more seriously if the country is to remain competitive in the budding space economy. Thats the message to the government from a group of Japanese companies ranging from Sony Corp. and top trading houses to an instant noodle maker.
Published: Apr 27, 2021
Just over a week after it lost out on a high-profile and lucrative contract to build the next spacecraft that would land astronauts on the moon, Jeff Bezos Blue Origin filed a protest over NASAs decision, saying it was flawed.