NASA estimates its lunar landing mission will cost up to $30 billion over the next 5 years

NASA has finally assigned a sticker price to its ambitious plan to return astronauts to the lunar surface in the next five years.

Speaking to CNN Business, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said the agency will need an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion by 2024 to deliver Americans to the moon for the first time in about 50 years. Split over the next five years, that would add about $4 billion to $6 billion each year, on average, to NASA’s budget. Read more here.