Private company wins U.S. clearance to fly to the moon

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 08:01 in Astronomy & Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida-based company won U.S. government permission on Wednesday to send a robotic lander to the moon next year, the firm's founder said, marking the first time the United States has cleared a private space mission to fly beyond Earth’s orbit.

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