NASA will unite SpaceX, Blue Origin and other companies for the lunar mission (3 photos)
NASA will unite SpaceX, Blue Origin and other companies for the lunar mission (3 photos)

NASA will unite SpaceX, Blue Origin and other companies for the lunar mission (3 photos)

NASA объединит SpaceX, Blue Origin и другие компании для лунной миссии (3 фото) NASA launches the next NextSTEP program. Its goal is to develop space transport for manned missions to the Moon. 11 private companies will participate in the program: Boeing, SpaceX, Masten Space Systems, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin, Dynetics, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, OrbitBeyond, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Aerojet Rocketdyne and SSL Each participant in the program will receive a specific task, the implementation of which will be given six months. NASA объединит SpaceX, Blue Origin и другие компании для лунной миссии (3 фото) The American Space Agency is ready to allocate $ 45.5 million to implement the concept of the landing module under the NextSTEP project. According to the terms of the program, private companies pay 20% of the total cost of the projects themselves. In this case, the required device must be reusable with the ability to descend from the lunar station Deep Space Gateway to the lunar surface and return back, for example, for transporting goods, people and automatic refueling. NASA объединит SpaceX, Blue Origin и другие компании для лунной миссии (3 фото) NextSTEP (Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships) – part of the new Artemis program (\According to the documents, by 2024 the first re-landing of the astronauts to the south pole of the moon is planned, and by 2028 the program participants will go on permanent missions.

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