Japan’s Space agency is considering SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy as the main launch for its HTV-X. Thie HTV-X would be used to supply a new Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway.
The European Space Agency is looking to launch a six-ton lunar station module around 2024. The European Space Agency is also considering the SpaceX Falcon Heavy.
The SpaceX Heavy would cost between $100 to 150 million to launch instead of the $400 million for the Delta IV Heavy or the potential $1 billion for the Space Launch System.
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