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NASA no longer interested in International Space Station

Nasa will end the ISS mission soon and would move to he cislunar space — the area of space surrounding the moon — for an ambitious human exploration programme.According to Willian Gerstenmaier , NASA’s chief of human flight “We are going to get out of ISS as quickly as we can. Whether it gets filled in by the private sector or not, NASA’s vision is we’re trying to move out”.

The company plans to make the international obervaory inactive by 2024 , 2028 at the latest. The budget of the programe to phase our the ship has also been increase from 3 to 4 billion dollar.

“NASA cannot afford both a robust space station programme and active human exploration programme in cislunar space,” Gerstenmaier was quoted in an interview to ANI.

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