The Artemis programme will explore as much of the moon's surface as possible and create sustainable missions to the Earth's satellite by 2028.
US President Donald Trump seeks to mine the moon, drafts international agreement called the Artemis Accords
The Accords are part of the Trump administration’s plan to forgo the treaty process at the UN and reach an agreement with “like-minded nations."
The satellite will be the first mission to look for water using lasers and use a safer fuel alternative.
The Artemis base camp will need infrastructure for power, waste disposal and communications, besides radiation shielding and a landing pad.
The space agency has put forward a plan showing what a US lunar presence may look like after the milestone.
There are two confirmed cases at NASA centres: Ames Research Center in California and Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.
They can go on any manned mission and will join the ranks of about 500 people who have been to space.
The lunar space station US intends to build will have a lifetime of at least 15 years, the NASA chief said.
NASA had asked 11 companies to carry out studies, produce prototypes of human landers for the Artemis program.
Two astronauts will walk on the moon during the 2024 Artemis mission and one will definitely be a woman.
A spacecraft and a mini space station will remain in lunar orbit and be used for a first crewed mission in 2024
Three NASA astronauts spent three days living inside each of the space habitat prototypes.
An official told Congress that it’s good for NASA to have an aggressive goal, but many things need to come together for it to happen.
The test lasted for 12 minutes and the system never left the ground during the simulation.
Chandrayaan 2 is set to make India the fourth country, in the world, to land a man-made object on the moon.
Former astronaut Ken Bowersox will be acting head said NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.
The Global Positioning System is made up of three parts: satellites, ground stations, and receivers.
The three-minute event tested real-life conditions of astronaut evacuation in the event of an explosion.
The exercise aimed to test the evacuation of astronauts from the Orion capsule in the event of a mishap.
The 12 payloads are a mix of old experiments from previous missions and new technologies.