Jeff Bezos, founder of US There. Aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin and President of Amazon, on Thursday presented a lunar landing that could land on the moon by 2024.
The billionaire revealed in an event here a spaceship called "Blue Moon", which can access the rich lunar surface richly.
Bezos said the moon is a good place to start manufacturing in-place, since receiving moon resources "requires 24 times less energy to remove it from the surface compared to the ground".
Blue Moon is a flexible landing module that offers a wide variety of small, medium and large payloads to the lunar surface, and is capable of providing precise and smooth landings, which will eventually leave an existing human presence on the moon, according to Blue Origin .
"We must return to the moon this time to stay, and we are ready to support NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Management) to reach the Blue Moon by 2024," said the private site company. On the social platform Twitter.
The announcement was still NASA renewed program for the US. There. Astronauts to land on the moon before 2024. There. Vice President Mike Pence proposed to consider business alternatives if NASA could not complete its work.
"I love the 2024 long-term landing goal of Vice President Pense," Bezos said, and revealed that Blue Origin can meet that timeline "because we started three years ago."
The biggest variant of Blue Moon, though not shown at the event, was designed to land an ascent vehicle that will take Americans back to the Moon in 2024, according to Blue Origin.
Blue Origin is also developing a heavy cargo launch vehicle called New Glenn, which is expected to routinely lead people and payloads to Earth's orbit. It is scheduled for launch in 2021.
Bezos also appeared in the event of the company's BE-7 rocket engine, scheduled to be tested for the first time this summer.