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Elon Musk’s SpaceX beats Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin to build lunar lander in NASA's Artemis program

Elon Musk's proposal included a lunar lander based on its Starship design. That's the one being tested in South Texas right now.

HOUSTON — SpaceX has beat out Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Dynetics to be part of NASA's Artemis program.

Elon Musk's proposal included a lunar lander based on its Starship design. That's the one being tested in South Texas right now.

For the next phase, NASA and SpaceX will continue with test missions before humans get on board.

Musk hopes to be able to fly the spacecraft to orbit this year.