NASA Moon landing 2024 target in doubt - 'I don't have a crystal ball' warns boss

NASA'S mission to the Moon, which was scheduled for 2024, is in serious doubt after bosses at the space agency downplayed the target.

NASA has made no secret of its desire to return humans to the Moon by 2024, but a series of setbacks have put the mission in doubt. Last week, US Congress revealed NASA would not get the budget the space firm craved, with no increase of the 2020 annual budget of $22.63 billion (£17.8bn) for the 2020/21 financial year.

Earlier this year, the NASA human spaceflight chief Doug Loverro, who has since stepped down, said the space agency would need at least an additional $35bn...
source: Express

2020-07-13 14:53
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