The CLPS programme, which is operated by Nasa's science mission directorate, is meant to buy end-to-end payload services between Earth and the lunar surface using fixed priced contracts.
Ultimately, these upcoming missions will help NASA gather data in order to prepare to send a lander with a person in it to the Martian surface.
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Moon Express began global expansion in 2018 with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian Space Agency and the establishment of strategic partnerships with a number of Canadian space companies. The space agency will hire one of these nine companies to build the spacecraft that will carry the agency's equipment and experiments to the moon.
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"When we go to the moon, we want to be one customer of many customers in a robust marketplace between the Earth and the moon", NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said during an event at NASA Headquarters to announce the selections.
Right now we're building a space station, we call it 'Gateway, ' that's going to be in orbit around the moon - think of it as a reusable command module where we can have human presence in orbit around the moon.
Draper will lead a team, including three other companies, to design, manufacture and launch a lunar lander - dubbed "Artemis-7" - to the moon.
The US President signed the Space Policy Directive in December past year, officially announcing a return to the lunar surface as the near-term goal of NASA's human space programme.
NASA's Exploration Campaign includes US leadership in low-Earth orbit, in orbit around the Moon and on its surface, and at destinations far beyond, including Mars. Blue Origin hasn't been as specific, but Bezos has said the company is working on a large rocket called New Armstrong, named for the first man to set foot on the moon.
After safely landing on Mars following its almost seven month journey, NASA has released the first pictures taken by its InSight spacecraft, which has opened it solar arrays to charge batteries.