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A NASA artist's concept of Apollo astronauts outside of a Lunar Excursion Module, or LEM.

NASA built 5 Apollo lunar landers that never launched into space. Here’s what happened to the historic moon ships.

When Congress canceled NASA's final Apollo missions, it had extra moon landers on its hands. Three are in museums, and two might have been scrapped.
The "Beresheet" lunar robot before its launch.

NASA photographed the crash site of Israel’s failed moon lander, and it’s not pretty

NASA found the Beresheet moon lander's crash site via its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The agency posted images of the area on Wednesday.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

NASA says it needs a $1.6 billion ‘down payment’ from Congress to send astronauts back to the moon within 5 years

Jim Bridenstine, NASA's administrator, says the space agency needs more money to send people to the moon in 2024 as part of its "Artemis" program.
Jeff Bezos unveils a model of Blue Origin's "Blue Moon" lunar lander on May 9, 2019, in Washington DC.

Jeff Bezos has unveiled an enormous ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander to ferry payloads — and maybe people — to the moon’s s...

Jeff Bezos unveiled a moon lander at a Blue Origin event on Thursday. Here's what the "Blue Moon" vehicle looks like and what Bezos says it will do.
Jeff Bezos shows off Blue Origin's lunar lander concept, called Blue Moon, in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2019.

Jeff Bezos unveils a giant lunar lander that he says is ‘going to the moon’ and will help Blue Origin populate space

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, unveiled a giant lunar lander on Thursday at an event about the progress of his spaceflight company, Blue Origin.

Jeff Bezos will reveal new details about his rocket company Blue Origin today. Clues suggest he could announce plans to land on the moon.

Blue Origin, the aerospace company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has doled out cryptic details ahead of a media event in Washington, DC.
A "spacecraft selfie" taken by SpaceIL's Beresheet lunar lander on the way to the moon.

The world’s first private lunar lander just took a selfie with Earth on its way to the moon

SpaceX rocketed a small Israeli robot called Beresheet toward the moon on February 21. Ahead of a lunar-landing attempt, it took a selfie photo.
An illustration of "Beresheet," a 1,300-lb robotic lunar robot that could make Israel the fourth country ever to land on the moon's surface.

SpaceX just launched an Israeli mission toward the moon. If successful, it would be the world’s first private lunar landing.

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, has launched a 1,300-lb lunar lander called Beresheet on a SpaceX rocket. Its journey to the moon will take two months.
An illustration of SpaceIL's "Beresheet" moon robot landing on the lunar surface.

SpaceX just rocketed the first private mission to the moon — an Israeli lunar lander. Here’s how to watch the launch.

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, bought space for its 1,300-pound Beresheet moon lander on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Its launch is scheduled for Thursday.
The first firing of SpaceX's full-scale Raptor rocket engine, which is designed to help send passengers around the moon.

SpaceX test-fired a giant rocket engine with ‘insane power’ for moon and Mars missions. The future of Elon Musk’s company may ride o...

Elon Musk posted videos of SpaceX's new Raptor rocket engine firing. Experts say the company's future depends in part on the engine's reliability.