Intuitive Machines To Initiate Lunar Communications Capability

NASA has selected Intuitive Machines to deliver a drill combined with a mass spectrometer to the Moon.
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Intuitive Machines (IM), one of NASA’s early Commercial Lunar Services Payload Services (CLPS) providers, announced plans on June 21 to place a communications satellite in orbit around the Moon to provide a data link to Earth as part of its second lunar mission planned for late 2022. The...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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