|April 16, 2021 |
MEDIA ADVISORY M21-045
NASA to Announce Selection of Human Lander for Artemis Moon Mission
NASA will host a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT today, Friday, April 16, to announce the company or companies selected to move forward in developing a modern human landing system (HLS) that will carry the next two American astronauts to the surface of the Moon and pave the way for sustainable lunar exploration under the Artemis program.
Tune in for a special announcement followed by a livestream of the teleconference audio at:
Participating in the teleconference are:
To participate in the teleconference, media must contact Jena Rowe at jenalane.rowe@xxxxxxxx by 3:45 p.m. EDT today for dial-in information.
The HLS is a vital part of NASA’s deep space exploration plans, along with the Space Launch System rocket, Orion spacecraft, ground systems, and Gateway. NASA is committed to using a commercial HLS to carry the first woman and first person of color to the surface of the Moon during Artemis missions, leading a path to sustainable exploration and preparing humanity for the next giant leap, human exploration of Mars.
For more information about the Artemis program, visit:
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