Egypt News | Science and Technology / Elon Musk: SpaceX can transport NASA astronauts to the moon in just 3 years

Entrepreneur Elon Musk claimed that his “SpaceX” company could Land on the moon Within the next three years, the US space agency NASA chose the rocket company last week to build the Lunar Lander, which will be a major component of the Artemis program.

Artemis aims to land astronauts on the surface of the Moon by 2024, and eventually establish a permanent human presence on Earth’s rocky neighbor, and speaking at a press conference last week, Musk said he believed NASA’s ambitious timeline was still a reasonable goal for SpaceX.

وقال President of SpaceX On April 23 after the successful launch of SpaceX’s Crew-2 mission, which docked at the International Space Station over the weekend: “I think it will happen. I think 2024 seems likely.” He added, “We will target sooner than that.”

NASA chose the company’s Starship rocket to transport astronauts to the surface of the moon, and NASA awarded a contract worth 2.1 billion pounds to SpaceX to build a lander that will return humans to the moon, and the agency chose the company over its rival owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics Inc.

NASA said it will transfer two American astronauts as part of the Artemis program, which could lead to a permanent base on the moon and a landing on Mars.

Dated: 2021-04-28


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