written by elizabeth howell, on march 1st, 2022

what: nasa’s 1st artemis moon landing postponed till 2006
why: the spacesuits and human landing system can’t be ready before then
when: announced march 1st, 2022
who: by nasa inspector general paul martin
where: during a house space and aeronautics subcommittee hearing

interesting fact: the lags and extra budget are partly due to technical issues, and partly due to protests and a lawsuit by blue origin last year (all resolved by november) concerning nasa’s sole-source award of the hls contract to spacex’s starship system.

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