Bridenstine made the ambitious plan known in an op-ed on news site OZY . He says that he and president Donald Trump and the U.s. Congress a mandate, and calls “the best and the brightest heads of the American industry” to assist in the design and development of maanlanders”.
Exciting @NASA news! We're calling on the best and brightest of American industry to help design and develop human lunar landers. It's time to usher in the next chapter of human exploration. Read my op-ed on @ozy: https://t.co/f0GSp3GItSJim Bridenstine(@ JimBridenstine) link
“As a lifelong fan of NASA, I'm happy again to be allowed to talk about landing people on the moon,” said Bridenstine. “That does not mean that we will do the same as what we were 50 years ago did. We go to the moon with innovative technologies and systems, to more locations on the surface to investigate than we ever thought possible,” explains the NASA boss.
“More than two-thirds of Americans were not even born when the six successful maanlandingen took place, including myself. Many had read about it in history books or hear stories from older family members. In contrast to the Apollo missions, we go this time to stay,” said Bridenstine.
According to Bridenstine, building plans next week to start, when partners from industry are invited at the headquarters of NASA. Bridenstine also said that NASA already contracts with nine different companies to get cargo to the moon.Last landing in 1972
After Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969, landed, put ten people set foot on the moon. The last moon landing dates back to 1972. On december 7 of that year, the crew of Apollo 17 on a flight of 12 days. Astronauts Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan stayed three days on the moon.