Astrobotic Technology’s Griffin lander (Image: Astrobotic Technology)
The Moon Express MX-1 Lander (Image: Moon Express, Inc.)
The Masten XEUS lander (Image: NASA/Masten Space Systems, Inc.)
NASA has announced the selection of three US companies to develop a lunar lander to deliver payloads to the Moon’s surface. The three companies, Astrobotic Technology, Masten Space Systems, and Moon Express, won’t be receiving any funds, but will negotiate with the space agency for a partnership to exchange technical expertise and help promote the private space sector.
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