As the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing approaches, it's inevitable that the Artemis program comes to mind. The objective of this endeavor, which is named after Apollo's sister in Greek mythology, is to return crewed missions to the moon. The moniker is recent, but NASA has been undertaking several activities to return humans to the moon that were set in … [Read more...] about 50 Years After Apollo, Can NASA Return to the Moon by 2024?
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In a head-spinning tweet, President Trump blasted NASA on Friday for its plan to return to the moon — a plan set in motion during a 2017 White House ceremony he presided over, and forcefully endorsed in March on the president's behalf by Vice President Mike Pence, chairman of the revitalized National Space Council. "For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be … [Read more...] about Trump criticizes NASA plans for return to the moon
Speaking in front of a high-fidelity model of the Apollo program's Lunar Module spacecraft, Vice President Mike Pence charged NASA with accelerating its Moon plans last week. Instead of 2028, Pence wanted boots on the ground four years earlier, before the end of 2024. This marked the rarest of all moments in spaceflight—a schedule moving left instead of to the right. … [Read more...] about Here’s why NASA’s audacious return to the Moon just might work
On Tuesday, at a museum within a stone's throw of Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a significant space policy speech that called for American men and women to return to the Moon by 2024. If the Trump administration follows through on the policies Pence outlined—admittedly a huge if—this was arguably the most consequential … [Read more...] about Vice president directs NASA to return to the Moon by 2024
On Thursday, NASA leaders held an industry day to answer questions about the space agency's plans to develop landers that will ultimately enable a human return to the Moon. Their overriding message to the US aerospace community is that NASA is serious about returning to the Moon and the agency needs the community's help in order to do so as soon as possible. "We want to strike … [Read more...] about NASA emphasizing “speed” in its return to the Moon