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Should NASA Even Be Building A Lunar Lander In The First Place?

16 Aug 2019, 20:16 UTC
Should NASA Even Be Building A Lunar Lander In The First Place?
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#Moon2024 deadline means @NASA_Marshall-led lander needs to be on the Moon NLT 31 Dec 2024 That probably means PDR in 2020, CDR in 2021, construction start in 2021/22, test flight in 2023, Right? And its being led by the same center that is years behind/billions over on @NASA_SLS pic.twitter.com/uLtJjDxXMQ— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) August 16, 2019 According to the President last night he likes rich guys and their rockets. So why isn't @NASA also going to the private sector for full-up alternate solutions for human landers in addition to government-mandated designs/launchers? #Moon2024 #Artemis pic.twitter.com/3nQR6CFwkE— NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) August 16, 2019

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