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U.S.-Built Spacecraft Lands on Moon

Per Feb. 22nd NY Times story by Kenneth Chang

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A U.S.-built spacecraft lands on the moon for the first time in half a century.

For the first time in more than 50 years, an American spacecraft has landed on the moon.

The lander, named Odysseus, was built by Intuitive Machines of Houston. Minutes after beginning its landing sequence at 6:11 p.m. Eastern time the spacecraft touched the ground, making it the first privately built spacecraft to land on the lunar surface.

Per Feb. 22, 2024 NY Times article by Kenneth Chang.