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Space Resources Key to Safe and Sustainable Lunar Exploration
We’re asking commercial companies to provide proposals for collecting of space resources in support of the Artemis program.
The requirements — a company has to collect a small amount of Moon “dirt” from the lunar surface, provide imagery and data to NASA, and conduct an “in-place” transfer of ownership of the material to NASA.
NASA Enlists Commercial Partners to Fly Payloads to Moon
We also asked our Commercial Lunar Payload Servicespartners for bids to fly a suite of science and technology payloads to the Moon in 2022 that will help lay the foundation for human missions to the lunar surface. Next-generation lunar science and technology is a main objective for returning to …