Blue Origin wins NASA contract to join SpaceX for moon landings

Billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk officially have something else in common as NASA announced its second moon landing contract for the Artemis program going to a large swath of aerospace companies led by Blue Origin.

“I’ve said it before. We want more competition,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson at a press conference Friday. “We want two landers and that’s better. It means that you have reliability. You have backups. It benefits NASA. It benefits the American people.”

SpaceX already is tasked to bring astronauts back to the lunar surface for the first time since 1972 with a version of

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