Why NASA’s moonshot, Boeing, Bezos and Musk have a lot riding on U.S. election

U.S. President Donald Trump’s differences with rival presidential candidate Joe Biden extend far beyond planet earth. President Trump’s plans to win the race in space call for a 2024 moon mission, and ending direct U.S. financial support for the International Space Station in 2025 – turningĀ over control of the decades-old orbital laboratory to private space companies. Biden, on the other hand, would likely call for a delayed moonshot and propose a funding extension for the International Space Station if he wins the White House, according to people familiar with the fledging Biden space agenda.

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