Firefly Aerospace sent various payloads, including an ESA satellite, to the Moon's far side for NASA.
NASA's Artemis CLPS programme awarded a $112 million commercial lunar delivery contract in 2026.
Firefly Aerospace will carry two payloads and a satellite to the Moon's far side for NASA.
One lunar payload will radio observe the Dark Ages, necessitating Firefly's communication services.
NASA's Nicola Fox said visiting the moon's far side will illuminate fundamental physics.
Firefly will convey NASA cargo to the far side of the Moon from start to finish.
NASA experts believe Firefly's CLPS delivery could lead to new scientific discoveries on the Moon's far side.
NASA continues to use numerous vendors for lunar surface deliveries.
Artemis may be supplemented by CLPS science projects and technology demos.