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The U.S. is back on the moon after more than 50 years as private lander touches down

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2024
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Dan Harrison, a designer for Intuitive Machines, cheers with colleagues during a watch party in Houston moments after they became the first commercial company to softly land on the moon. A private lander on Thursday made the first U.S. touchdown on the moon in more than 50 years, but managed just a weak signal back until flight controllers scrambled to gain better contact. Despite the spotty communication, Intuitive Machines, the company that built and managed the craft, confirmed that it had landed upright. But it did not provide additional details,...

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