In what may be a quixotic attempt to land astronauts on the Moon in five years, NASA is temporarily lifting the requirement to stage the mission from the planned lunar-orbiting Gateway, a small outpost intended to serve as an assembly hub and command center for future lunar and deep-space ventures.  “NASA wants to explore all options to achieve the 2024 mission and remains open to alternative approaches as the agency finds innovative new ways to work with U.S. ...


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