Washington: NASA’s much awaited ‘Artemis 1’ mission, that aims to return humans to the Moon, has been delayed until March. It was earlier scheduled for launch in February. In a statement on Wednesday, NASA announced that the ‘Space Launch System’ rocket and Orion spacecraft will not be rolled out to Launch Pad 39B at the […]
As part of the Artemis programme, data from the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) would help the scientists map resources at the lunar South Pole that could one day be harvested for long-term human exploration
The contract is worth $2.9 billion and is part of NASA's Artemis programme, which aims to return astronauts to the moon by 2024 as a stepping stone to the first human mission to Mars, DPA news agency reported.