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‘One of the most difficult jobs in America’: NASA is now counting on Kathy Lueders, a 28-year space agency veteran, to land 2 astronauts on the moon in 2024

Under NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, two chiefs of the agency’s human spaceflight have departed within a year, including Bill Gerstenmaier and Doug Loverro. Last week, NASA announced Kathy Lueders – a 28-year agency veteran and leader of the program overseeing SpaceX’s first crewed flight to orbit – would now lead […]
‘One of the most difficult jobs in America’: NASA is now counting on Kathy Lueders, a 28-year space agency veteran, to land 2 astronauts on the moon in 2024
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The mysterious case of NASA’s missing $1.1 billion moon lander

In the 1960s, NASA commissioned Grumman Aircraft to build 15 space-worthy lunar modules, or LMs, for its Apollo program. The fate of 14 modules is well-documented, but the last – LM-14 – is harder to account for in historical records. We attempted to track down and piece together the mystery […]
The mysterious case of NASA’s missing $1.1 billion moon lander
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Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says ‘we’ll partner with them, and we’ll get there faster’ if the company can pull it off.

Elon Musk says SpaceX may land cargo on the moon in two years, then people a year or two after that, using the company’s forthcoming Starship rocket system. Meanwhile, the Trump administration wants NASA to land astronauts on the lunar surface in 2024 with its Artemis program. Jeff DeWit, NASA’s […]
Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says ‘we’ll partner with them, and we’ll get there faster’ if the company can pull it off.