An illustration of Draper’s SERIES-2 lunar lander, which will deliver science and technology payloads to the Moon for NASA in 2025.

NASA moon program aims for a daring commercial landing on the far side in 2025

Like Pink Floyd, a new NASA-funded commercial mission will see us on the ‘dark’ side of the moon.

The agency announced (opens in new tab) Thursday (July 21) it will task a team led by Draper to carry a suite of science and technology payloads to Schrödinger Crater (opens in new tab), an impact basin on the moon’s far side. Touchdown of the Draper SERIES-2 lander is scheduled for 2025.


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