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NASA pushes back time frame for human moon mission to 2025

NASA pushes back time frame for human moon mission to 2025

  • NASA Administrator Bill Nelson cited delays from legal wrangling over the SpaceX contract to build the Artemis lunar landing vehicle as a major reason for extending the target date
  • Bill Nelson, a former astronaut and US senator appointed by President Joe Biden to lead the space agency, said delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic also played a role
By Reuters ·