SpaceX sets a date with history in May – TechCrunch

[ad_1] This week in space was pretty active, with some startup news – including timing for a historic first – as well as scientific discoveries and innovation in the time of lockdown. Who better than NASA to demonstrate how science can get done remotely, since the agency is used to conducting experiments from millions of…

Intuitive Machines picks a launch date and landing site for 2021 Moon cargo delivery mission – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The first private company scheduled to make a delivery of scientific cargo on behalf of NASA has specified a landing site, and a target date  for its mission. Intuitive Machines will seek to land its Nova-C lunar lander to a site called the ‘Vallis Schröteri,’ which is the largest valley fond on the Moon,…