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NASA plans to give SpaceX some company on the Moon,

NASA plans to give SpaceX some company on the Moon,

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It won’t just be SpaceX going to the moon if NASA officials get their wish. That could be a boon to the space dreams of Jeff Bezos.

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As part of Artemis, NASA’s program to send astronauts back to the moon

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, the agency in 2019 looked to hire two companies to provide the landers to take its astronauts from lunar orbit to the surface of the moon.

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But with insufficient financing from Congress, the agency decided in April last year to give just one contract, to SpaceX.

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Other companies would have the opportunity to compete for future missions, NASA officials said.

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On Wednesday, Bill Nelson, the NASA administrator, said the space agency would soon announce a competition to develop a second lunar lander.

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