NASA chief Bill Nelson optimistic about Artemis moon landing goals amid big delays


NASA Administrator Bill Nelson addresses the crowd Aug. 24, 2021 at the 36th annual Space Symposium.   (Image credit: Space Foundation)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — NASA has no plans of backing down from its moon landing goal despite recent obstacles, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said today (Aug. 24) at the 36th annual Space Symposium.

Recently, NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to return humans to the moon’s surface by 2024, found itself with even more stumbling blocks with added delays and challenges with its moon lander and spacesuits. However, despite new and continuing obstacles, Nelson is pushing full steam ahead to the moon, he said today at the Space Symposium.