Astrobotic Technology’s lander, carried by United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan rocket, is on its way to the moon in a race with a Houston company. Astrobotic aims to be the first private business to land on the moon, while the Houston company plans to take a more direct path. NASA provided funding for both companies to build and fly their lunar landers. SpaceX will also provide a lift for another lander from Intuitive Machines next month. Astrobotic’s Peregrine lander is carrying various payloads, including the ashes and DNA of deceased space enthusiasts.
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