Washington — US billionaire Jeff Bezos said on Tuesday that his space company Blue Origin has signed agreements with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and research and development organisation Draper for development of its lunar lander designed to help Nasa put humans on the moon by 2024.

Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander, unveiled by Bezos in May, is in development and sits at the centre of the space company’s ambition to ferry humans into deep space and land key contracts from Nasa for space exploration...

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