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A New Moon Race Features Companies Vying For The First Private Landing – Forbes

These missions also represent the hopes to make the moon a destination for commercial activity.

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Artist’s conception of Masten Mission One.
Masten Space Systems
Who will be the first private company to set a lander on the moon?
Youre looking at one of the contenders right here. Masten Space Systems plans to send a lander to the moon called Masten Mission One in 2022, and just this week, the company announced it will catch a ride on a SpaceX rocket for the epic mission.
“We share a common vision with SpaceX and that makes this more than a partnership. It’s more like a dream team,” said M…

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