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Enable Sustainable Surface Capabilities for the Moon in Preparation for Mars

Goal Leaders:

Placeholder Headshot Walt Engelund, Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs, Space Technology Mission Directorate
Placeholder Headshot Steve Clarke, Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration, Science Mission Directorate

Goal Statement: Commence lunar surface science investigations, technology, and exploration demonstrations to enable a sustainable lunar surface exploration strategy. By September 30, 2021, deliver NASA science and technology payloads to the awarded Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) provider(s) for delivery to the surface of the Moon.

Goal Action Plans & Progress Updates