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Published on Jul 20, 2019
Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon. With the announcement of the long awaited Artemis mission, NASA plans to send the first man and woman to the Moon's south pole by 2024.
Read More: What is Artemis? https://www.nasa.gov/feature/what-is-... "As a result of Artemis, NASA will be able to establish a sustainable human presence on the Moon by 2028 to uncover new scientific discoveries, demonstrate new technological advancements, and lay the foundation for private companies to build a lunar economy."
One Giant Leap Celebration | Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50 Years Later https://www.kennedyspacecenter.com/la... "Exactly 50 years ago on July 20, the world heard these famous words as Neil Armstrong lowered onto the surface of the Moon: 'That's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.'”
NASA estimates it will need $20 billion to $30 billion for moon landing, administrator says https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/13/tech/n... "The space agency will need an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion over the next five years for its moon project, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told CNN Business on Thursday. That would mean adding another $4 billion to $6 billion per year, on average, to the agency's budget, which is already expected to be about $20 billion annually."
Countdown to Launch takes a deep dive into upcoming space missions from around the world, interviewing the people involved and exploring all the science, innovation and technology involved.
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