NASA selected its first U.S. partner in the newly named Artemis exploration initiative, an effort now focused on landing astronauts on the Moon in 2024, with an award to Maxar to build a power-and-propulsion module for a planned lunar-orbiting outpost.  Maxar’s $375 million lowest bid was one of five NASA received in response to a September 2018 Broad Agency Announcement seeking a commercial partner or partners for a spaceflight demonstration of a power-and-propulsion element ...


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