NASA is an officially looking for private company to develop future lunar technologies.
19659002] The moon has had the big 2019 so far: China's Chang'e-4 Lander Mission Then, millions of people across North and South America enjoyed a mesmerizing lunar eclipse, dubbed the Super Blood Wolf Moon is Jan. 21. This year, NASA is also commemorating the major lunar milestone Apollo 11 mission that brought astronaut Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon to take that incredible "giant leap for mankind." (Collins left in lunar orbit.) [ Watch a Meteor Smack the Blood Moon in This Lunar Eclipse Video! ]
In a statement published Feb. 7 NASA Launches How It Will Work with U.S. Space Policy Directive 1
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said:" The partnership would be multiphased.
Technology of operating a low-Earth orbit will serve as a springboard for the development of the reusable lunar systems, Bridenstine said. round-trip lunar journeys. Agency officials said.
But that would be just the start. Going forward, the fuel might come from the moon itself.
The formal request for proposals that NASA ] published on Feb. 7 Broad Agency Announcement. In this request, NASA aims to fund flight demonstrations of astronauts by private companies. March 25 is the deadline for responses