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NASA Delays Return Trip to the Moon Until 2025

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NASA Delays , Return Trip to the Moon , Until 2025.
The BBC reports that NASA's first
manned mission to the moon since 1972
has been pushed back one year to 2025. .
On November 9, the space agency's
head, Bill Nelson, confirmed
the news at a press conference. .
According to the BBC, the delay comes
as little surprise due to funding problems
and a legal battle over the landing vehicle. .
Recently, a federal judge in the United States
upheld NASA's decision to award
SpaceX the contract to build the lunar lander. .
Recently, a federal judge in the United States
upheld NASA's decision to award
SpaceX the contract to build the lunar lander. .
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos
contested NASA's decision in court. .
Bezos reportedly claimed that
the contract was originally supposed
to be awarded to more than one bidder. .
Bezos reportedly claimed that
the contract was originally supposed
to be awarded to more than one bidder. .
However, NASA said that a federal funding
shortfall made the original plan impossible
and left them no choice but to select one bidder. .
However, NASA said that a federal funding
shortfall made the original plan impossible
and left them no choice but to select one bidder. .
Returning to the Moon as quickly and safely
as possible is an agency priority. However,
with the recent lawsuit and other factors,
the first human landing under Artemis
is likely no earlier than 2025, Bill Nelson, Head of NASA, via press release.
NASA's Artemis program aims to put
the first woman and the 13th man
on the surface of the moon. .
The first Artemis mission is scheduled
to launch in February of 2022. .
The first Artemis mission is scheduled
to launch in February of 2022.
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