Intuitive Machines and SpaceX Complete Successful IM-1 Test Campaign
Intuitive Machines IM-1 Mission SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket
HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intuitive Machines, Inc. (Nasdaq: LUNR, LUNRW) (“Intuitive Machines”) (“Company”), a leading space exploration, infrastructure, and services company, and SpaceX have analyzed the data from the lunar lander fueling tests for the IM-1 mission and determined the testing campaign is complete.
Liftoff of the IM-1 mission is targeted for a multi-day launch window that opens at 12:57 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 14, 2024, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The Intuitive Machines IM-1 mission is the Company’s first attempted lunar landing as part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (“CLPS”) initiative, a key part of NASA’s Artemis lunar exploration efforts. The science and technology payloads sent to the Moon’s surface as part of CLPS intend to lay the foundation for human missions and a sustainable human presence on the lunar surface.
Intuitive Machines will provide IM-1 mission updates on the Company’s website.
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Intuitive Machines is a diversified space company focused on space exploration. Intuitive Machines supplies space products and services to support sustained robotic and human exploration to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Intuitive Machines’ products and services are offered through its four business units: Lunar Access Services, Orbital Services, Lunar Data Services, and Space Products and Infrastructure. For more information, please visit intuitivemachines.com.
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