"NASA has largely been living off the successes of space projects launched up to a decade ago — including the now ‘dead’ Mars Opportunity rover. It hopes to launch its first manned space flight since the demise of the Space Shuttle program in 2011.
But now the Trump administration appears to be determined to get a new Moon project off the ground. And it’s eager to pay private companies to carry its cargoes.
NASA has been considering the prospect of a ‘Lunar Gateway’ space station placed in orbit around the Moon, acting as a stopover point for missions to the surface and, perhaps, Mars.
NASA documents indicate the earliest date for an American to tread the lunar surface again is 2028." foxnews.com/science/nasas-new-grand-space-race-plan [foxnews.com]
Hopefully we can speed that one up.