Three U.S. companies will negotiate non-funded Space Act agreements with NASA to tap the agency’s expertise as they develop robotic lunar landers for commercial applications. Those applications could include collecting samples for return to Earth for scientific analysis, and prospecting for resources that could help NASA and its partners push deeper into the Solar System. “Robotic missions to the Moon have revealed the existence of local resources, including oxygen and water, ...
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