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NASA, Intuitive Machines to Discuss Moon Mission, Science Successes

Jennifer M. Dooren

Feb 27, 2024

NASA and Intuitive Machines will co-host a telecasted press conference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 28, from the company’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to highlight the business’s very first objective, referred to as IM-1.

The lander, called Odysseus, brought 6 NASA science instruments to the South Pole area of the Moon as part of the firm’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) effort, and Artemis project. The IM-1 objective is the very first U.S. soft landing on the Moon in more than 50 years, effectively landing on Feb. 22.

The press conference will air on NASA+, NASA Television, and the company’s site

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Individuals in the news conference consist of:

  • Joel Kearns, deputy partner administrator, Exploration, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Take Legal Action Against Lederer, CLPS task researcher, NASA Johnson
  • Steve Altemus, president and co-founder, Intuitive Machines
  • Tim Crain, primary innovation officer and co-founder, Intuitive Machines

Media thinking about taking part in individual should RSVP no behind 11 a.m. on Feb. 28. To take part by telephone, media need to RSVP no behind one hour before the start of the press conference. Send either demand to the NASA Johnson newsroom at 281-483-5111 or The company’s media accreditation policy is online.

To find out more about the firm’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services effort, see:


Cheryl Warner/ Karen Fox
Head office, Washington

Nilufar Ramji/ Laura Sorto
Johnson Space Center, Houston

Josh Marshall
Instinctive Machines, Houston

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