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John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic, at the company’s office in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. Photo: Ross Mantle

Beyond Prime: Inside the Race to Deliver Shipments to the Moon

Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic is set to be the first private company to make a lunar landing

InIn early 2019, Israeli organization SpaceIL launched a small spacecraft named Beresheet from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a simple mission: to become the first private spacecraft to land on the moon.




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Laura Parker

Laura Parker

Writer, Jules Verne enthusiast, baked goods connoisseur. Arts, culture, science & tech.

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