NASA awards SpaceX, Blue Origin, and 3 other companies $146 million in contracts to make moon lander designs

NASA awards SpaceX, Blue Origin, and 3 other companies $146 million in contracts to make moon lander designs

NASA awards SpaceX, Blue Origin, and 3 other companies $146 million in contracts to make moon lander designs - Blue Origin and SpaceX were among five companies that won NASA moon-lander contracts on Tuesday. - Both companies will design "sustainable" landers for NASA to regularly send astronauts to the moon. - Elon Musk's SpaceX won a $9.4 million contract and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin won a $25.6 million contract. - See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA announced on Tuesday that it had awarded five US companies, including Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, a total of $146 million in contracts to develop moon-lander designs. The contracts are part of NASA's Artemis program, which aims to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024. SpaceX received a …
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