NASA is looking for "moon messengers"

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The U.S. space Agency began searching for companies that in the near future will be able to ensure the delivery of goods to the moon — this is the website . Despite the fact that the Agency and some other companies focus on developing Mars missions, moon soon is also planning to start to learn, therefore, NASA is very important to establish uninterrupted supply of future missions with all necessary.

To Master the Earth satellite are going to start not earlier than in the early 30s, so time searching is still a lot. Now NASA continues to look for partners, with some already signed cooperation agreements. The company Moon Express, for example, undertakes to send its first cargo to the moon in March of next year and then plans to make one flight a year, bringing in satellite equipment and other necessary things.

Negotiations are Underway and with Astrobotic Technology. The company is developing its own lander, which is slated to launch in 2019 within the mission's Atlas 5 United Launch Alliance Atlas. The company already has clients. John Thornton, Astrobotic Technology, noted that at the moment signed eleven contracts for the provision of services for the delivery of goods. In addition, NASA has more than a hundred potential customers, which also discusses the details.

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