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NASA Artemis Mission to send pair to moon ‘unlikely’ by 2024

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NASA reveals sending the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024 is ‘unlikely’ due to lack of funding, scheduling issues and the impact of the coronavirus had on operations

  • NASA’s Artemis mission was set to kick off in 2024, but a report says otherwise
  • The report cites a number of concerns like funding, scheduling and scope
  • NASA says it still needs to complete and test key vehicles like the lunar lander
  • Its operations have also been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic
  • In mid-April, NASA had to close 12 of its 18 major facilities due to the virus
  • The agency had requested $1.4 billion in funding and has received $600 million 

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