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Is this the lunar lander Canadian astronauts will use on the Moon?

Blue Origin-Led National Team  Human Landing System

The Blue Origin led "National Team," a catchy marketing gimmick by the way, has delivered a lunar lander engineering mockup to NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston. It is one of three companies vying for the opportunity to eventually send humans back to the Moon, including someday Canadians. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Maxar Wins First NASA Lunar Gateway Contract

Artist illustration of lunar Gateway Power and Propulsion Element spacecraft

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced yesterday that Maxar Technologies had been selected to build the first element of the Lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). The win for Maxar continues a solid month of May which has seen its stock rise 57%, though it is still down significantly from where it was a year ago.

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