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NASA picks SpaceX Falcon Heavy for $332M mission to launch lunar Gateway components in 2024 – Yahoo Finance Australia

NASA has announced that SpaceX will take two major parts of the Gateway lunar orbiter that will function as a pit stop for future Moon missions. The Power…

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NASA has announced that SpaceX will take two major parts of the Gateway lunar orbiter that will function as a pit stop for future Moon missions. The Power and Propulsion Element and Habitation and Logistics Outpost which together will form the first usable lunar space station will go up in 2024 on a Falcon Heavy, with an estimated price tag of $332 million.
The Falcon Heavy, which provides a far larger lift capacity that SpaceX’s now commonly used Falcon 9, has only had two commercial launches since…

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