NASA's upcoming moon mission is expected to take place this coming 2024. As of the moment, the international space organization hasn't shown any doubt on its Artemis missions, which would bring astronauts back to Earth's natural satellite once more. 

NASA Moon Mission 2024 Planned Date Now Being Evaluated? Rumors Claim Spacesuit and Other Challenges Could Delay It
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However, some rumors claimed that the upcoming space activity of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration could be delayed because of the challenges it is currently facing. 

One of these challenges is the company's spacesuit, which should protect its astronauts who will travel to the moon. Because of this, NASA needs to make sure that the space PPE should be properly designed and assembled so that possible accidents would not cause major injuries. 

"The development of new spacesuits is a critical component of achieving NASA's goals of returning humans to the Moon, continuing safe operations on the International Space Station (ISS), and exploring Mars and other deep-space locations," said NASA via its Office of Inspector General's blog post

NASA Moon Mission Could Be Delayed? 

According to The Atlantic's latest report, NASA might not be able to complete its spacesuit based on its newly released blog post update. Based on the document, NASA currently suffers from short fundings because of the ongoing pandemic and other technical challenges. 

NASA Moon Mission 2024 Planned Date Now Being Evaluated? Rumors Claim Spacesuit and Other Challenges Could Delay It
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Aside from the space equipment, the rocket that would be used to launch the astronauts to the moon is also behind in the development stage. The capsule that would carry the space experts seems to be affected as well. 

However, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said that they would still push the recently announced 2024 launch date. He explained that although this would be quite challenging, the final schedule would still remain the same. 

In other news, publishing sites claimed that NASA's spacesuit is expected to be delayed for two years. Aside from this, Boeing's Starliner also suffers from faulty valves.  

NASA Now Evaluates Moon Mission 2024? 

Marina Koren, the news writer of The Atlantic publishing website, claimed that she emailed the international space agency for further updates regarding its moon mission 2024. 

She claimed that NASA already replied, saying that the agency would evaluate Artemis missions' budget and schedule. The space agency's spokesperson added that it will release additional detail before 2022 ends.

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