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NASA says it can’t put the first person of color on the moon until at least 2025


By Bill Chappell – November 10, 2021

NASA’s first human mission to the moon in more than 50 years, which could include putting the first woman and person of color on the lunar surface, won’t happen until at least 2025, the agency said Tuesday.

It’s planning at least 10 Moon landings in the future — but NASA’s leaders said Tuesday that an overly aggressive timeline from the Trump administration and a prolonged legal fight over a key contract are two reasons why it had to alter plans for its Artemis missions.

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