The United States Space Agency, or NASA, said on Thursday, Sept. 10 that it would hire private companies to drill for resources on the moon, such as rocks, soil and other resources necessary for NASA's long-term space program.
The project is an attempt by NASA to encourage the private sector to engage in extraterrestrial drilling. It is aimed at companies who are already interested in sending robots to drill for resources on the moon.
In addition to rocks and soil, NASA plans to purchase a variety of resources, such as ice and other objects discovered on the moon.
Not long ago, the US Space Agency Has initiated Project Artemis (Artemis), a project that President Donald Trump wants to send American astronauts to the moon in 2024 or in the next four years, NASA. It is seen as the starting point of human journeys to Mars as well.
Drilling resources on the moon Are vital to NASA's long-term mission. Who want to bring ice on the moon to convert into fuel for rockets or spacecraft Or use minerals from the moon in the construction of the spacecraft's landing base.
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