Crookwell Gazette

Private spacecraft on its side on the moon, but 'alive'

By Marcia Dunn
Updated February 24 2024 - 2:40pm, first published 2:34pm
Intuitive Machines anticipates only a week of operations on the moon for its solar-powered lander. (AP PHOTO)
Intuitive Machines anticipates only a week of operations on the moon for its solar-powered lander. (AP PHOTO)

A private US lunar lander has tipped over at touchdown and ended up on its side near the moon's south pole, hampering communications.

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