The first astronaut will be on the moon by 2024 - astronauts will test the spacecraft for a future Mars mission, NASA said.
The mission - nicknamed "Artemis" in tribute to Apollo, nicknamed Apollo, seeks to place a man and a woman on the lunar surface by 2024 and establish a lunar outpost with a "human presence supported on and around of the Moon by 2028 ". , "According to information from the space agency.
NASA would use the lessons learned to prepare the moon's outpost for future trips to Mars, officials said.
This would be NASA's first space mission in nearly 50 years.