India will make America’s private moon lander
06, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- The first US lunar lander in the 21st century will be designed in India.
- NASA says it will spend more than $250 million hiring private companies to transport scientific missions to the moon.
- Three companies—Astrobotic, Intuitive Machines, and Orbit Beyond—have been awarded contracts for missions into 2021.