Elon Musk's SpaceX wins $2.9 billion NASA moon landing contract

Privately held Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, was selected by NASA on Friday to move forward in developing a human landing system to carry the next two U.S. astronauts to the moon "and pave the way for sustainable lunar exploration." That's under NASA's Artemis program, which aims to return humans on the moon, collaborating with commercial

Elon Musk's SpaceX wins $2.9 billion NASA moon landing contract

Secretly held Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, was chosen by NASA on Friday to push ahead in building up a human arrival framework to convey the following two U.S. space travelers to the moon "and prepare for economical lunar investigation." That's under NASA's Artemis program, which intends to return people on the moon, teaming up with business and global accomplices, and in the long run send space explorers to Mars. Elon Musk is CEO on SpaceX just as Silicon Valley electric-vehicle producer Tesla Inc. SpaceX in February declared designs to send four space sightseers to circle not long from now set for bring issues to light for a kids' emergency clinic. A month ago, the organization's model Mars rocket Starship fell to pieces while endeavoring to land.