NASA & SPACE NEWS
(NASA) – Throughout an occasion at 10:30 a.m. on Could 19, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, the company will announce the corporate chosen to develop a sustainable human touchdown system for the Artemis V Moon mission.
The human touchdown system will take astronauts to and from Gateway in lunar orbit to the floor and again to the lunar house station as a part of NASA’s return to the Moon for science, exploration, and inspiration.
The announcement will air on NASA Tv, the NASA app, and the company’s web site.
NASA members will embrace:
■ NASA Administrator Invoice Nelson
■ Jim Free, affiliate administrator, Exploration Methods Growth Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
■ Lisa Watson-Morgan, supervisor of, Human Touchdown System Program, NASA’s Marshall Area Flight Heart in Huntsville, Alabama
Media are invited to attend in particular person or take part nearly by way of teleconference. Media should RSVP no later than two hours previous to the beginning of the occasion to Vanessa Lloyd, [email protected]. A duplicate of NASA’s media accreditation coverage is on-line.
NASA is partnering with business suppliers to develop, construct, check, and launch modern and technically superior landers for the Artemis Era.
The second chosen firm will design, develop, check, and consider a human touchdown system beneath the Subsequent-STEP Appendix P broad company announcement for sustaining lunar growth.
The company already is working with SpaceX to develop landers for the Artemis III and Artemis IV missions.
With Artemis, NASA will land the primary lady and the primary particular person of shade on the lunar floor and set up long-term exploration for scientific discovery and to arrange for human missions to Mars.
The company’s Area Launch System rocket and NASA’s Orion spacecraft, together with the human touchdown system, next-generation spacesuits, and the lunar spaceship Gateway, are NASA’s basis for deep house exploration.
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