Astrobotic has selected Dynetics to provide the propulsion system for its commercial lunar lander, which is scheduled to touch down on the Moon for the first time in 2020. The startup aims to deliver payloads to the lunar surface once a year, becoming “the DHL delivery service to the Moon,” says CEO John Thornton. Dynetics will integrate the main engines and attitude-control thrusters, controller electronics, tanks and feed system into a single subsystem that performs all ...

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