NASA has selected Northrop Grumman to help the agency enable a steady pace of crewed trips to the lunar surface under the agency's Artemis program. The company will make advancements toward sustainable human landing system concepts, conduct risk-reduction activities, and provide feedback on NASA's requirements to cultivate industry capabilities for crewed lunar landing missions. The award under the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP-2) Appendix N broad agency announcement are firm fixed-price, milestone-based contracts. The total combined value for the awards is $146 million, and the work will be conducted over the next 15 months. The company received award value of $34.8 million. The company will develop lander design concepts, evaluating their performance, design, construction standards, mission assurance requirements, interfaces, safety, crew health accommodations, and medical capabilities. The companies will also mitigate lunar lander risks by conducting critical component tests and advancing the maturity of key technologies. The work of company will ultimately help shape the strategy and requirements for a future NASA's solicitation to provide regular astronaut transportation from lunar orbit to the surface of the Moon.