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Nasa is ‘struggling’ and unlikely to make its 2024 Artemis mission to the moon, new audit says – The Independent

The coronavirus pandemic closed 18 major Nasa facilities and significantly hindered the Artemis mission

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Nasa is unlikely to return to the moon by 2024, according to a report by the agencys office of inspector general.
The space agency was set to send the next man and the first woman to the moon as part of its Artemis program, the first time humans had set foot on the moon since the Apollo missions 50 years ago.
But the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, such as the closure of Nasas 18 major facilities, meant that developing the Space Launch System and the Orion spacecraft had to be either…

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