CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The next landing in the next America will be made by private companies – not NASA.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced that nine US companies will compete experiments on the surface of the lunar. Bridenstine says NASA is buying a service and giving it a private opinion.
The goal is to achieve the science and technology experiments on the surface of the moon as soon as possible. The first flight could be the next year. 2019 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing.
NASA announces only three days after landing the Marsen spacecraft. NASA wants to see how it looks to launch commerical delivery services.