Astrobotic was selected by NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services Program to deliver 14 payloads to the moon in July 2021. The Pittsburgh-based space robotics company is an industry leader in regards to lunar delivery. In a recent press conference, Astrobotic CEO John Thornton said "It is an awe-inspiring responsibility to be charged with delivering NASA's payloads alongside our existing manifest of customers. Astrobotic was founded on the tenets of technical excellence, credible timelines, and value to customers. NASA's confidence in our services is a testament to the hard work of the Astrobotic team, which spent 12 years making commercial lunar delivery a reality. Today, that hard work has come to fruition. We are proud to join NASA in returning America to the Moon."
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