Built with international and commercial partners, Gateway will be humanity’s first space station around the Moon as a vital component of NASA’s deep space exploration plans to the Moon, Mars and beyond
Gateway is a vital component of the NASA-led Artemis missions to return to the Moon and chart a path for the first human missions to Mars. The small space station will be a multi-purpose outpost orbiting the Moon and providing essential support for lunar surface missions, a destination for science, and serving as a staging point for further deep space exploration. NASA is working with commercial and international partners to establish Gateway.
Lunar space station
ESA, CSA and JAXA
Near-rectilinear halo orbit
Gateway: A Deep Space Home, and So Much More
As future Artemis missions establish humanity’s long-term presence on and around the Moon, habitation elements on the Gateway space station…