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NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine claims "nothing has changed" after President Trump seemed to question the space agency’s plans to return humans to the Moon in a tweet on June 7th. While speaking at NASA Glenn Research Center, Bridenstine argued that the Moon is still a valuable proving ground for the eventual goal of getting to Mars, which is what the president was trying to say."The Moon is a waypoint."

NASA administrator says ‘nothing has changed’ after Trump’s tweet - The Verge

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“For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"

“I was pleased meet with NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor to discuss her latest trip to the International Space Station (ISS), as well as the importance of the upcoming Artemis mission, which aims to place the first woman on the moon by 2024.”

Senator John Cornyn on Twitter: "I was pleased meet with NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor to discuss her latest trip to the International Space Station (ISS), as well as the importance of the upcoming Artemis mission, which aims to place the first woman on the moon by 2024.… https://t.co/HtTEF86FnT"

“NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years https://t.co/QDldSNZIGQ”

David Lazarus on Twitter: "NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years https://t.co/QDldSNZIGQ"

“Space scientists are saying that moon exploration called for by Trump Administration aren't a scientific priority for NASA at hearing -- https://t.co/UjdL0hVBwy. David Spergel / Princeton -- https://t.co/gi6NgskVZu”

Dan Vergano on Twitter: "Space scientists are saying that moon exploration called for by Trump Administration aren't a scientific priority for NASA at hearing -- https://t.co/UjdL0hVBwy. David Spergel / Princeton -- https://t.co/gi6NgskVZu… https://t.co/FwWyVb169B"

The Space Review: Review: Moon Rush

Posted: June 11, 2019 5:40 pm ET | Last Updated: June 11, 2019 5:40 pm ET | Find out why House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is worried that NASA will take money from its science programs to pay for the Artemis program to put astronauts back on the Moon.Posted: June 11, 2019 5:40 pm ET | Last Updated: June 11, 2019 5:40 pm ET | Find out why House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is worried that NASA will take money from its science programs to pay for the Artemis program to put astronauts back on the Moon.

Chairwoman Johnson Worries NASA May Starve Science to Pay for Artemis – SpacePolicyOnline.com

U.S. President Donald Trump's puzzling Moon tweet instructing NASA to focus on Mars could have something to do with a Fox anchor's comments.U.S. President Donald Trump's puzzling Moon tweet instructing NASA to focus on Mars could have something to do with a Fox anchor's comments.

U.S. President Donald Trump's puzzling Moon tweet instructing NASA to focus on Mars could have something to do with a Fox anchor's comments.

Trump: "NASA Should NOT be Talking About Going to the Moon"

NASA needed a supercomputer to get us to the Moon, and it had to be generations ahead of the state of the art at the time. NASA needed a supercomputer to get us to the Moon, and it had to be generations ahead of the state of the art at the time.

This computer changed the world, and you've never heard about it

NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars explo...NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars explo...

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects

The US space race with the Soviets helped usher in the many technologies we enjoy today, Charles Fishman writes in his new book, One Giant Leap.The US space race with the Soviets helped usher in the many technologies we enjoy today, Charles Fishman writes in his new book, One Giant Leap.

NASA's Apollo moon missions were a giant leap for all of us - CNET

Apollo 11 marked the first time that man set foot on another celestial body, it won't be the lastApollo 11 marked the first time that man set foot on another celestial body, it won't be the last

Space exploration will become privatised to save the space industry | Metro News

As NASA starts development of lunar landers, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel advised.As NASA starts development of lunar landers, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel advised.

Safety panel calls on NASA to apply commercial crew lessons for Artemis - SpaceNews.com

It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years.The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton of money that NASA doesn't have, and it'll takeIt was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years.The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton of money that NASA doesn't have, and it'll take

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine

NASA has greenlit two deep-space mining concepts for further development. The awards are worth up to US$2 million over a two-year period and will fund a project to develop an autonomous Moon prospecting rover and a robotic mining system to extract water and other volatiles from the asteroids.NASA has greenlit two deep-space mining concepts for further development. The awards are worth up to US$2 million over a two-year period and will fund a project to develop an autonomous Moon prospecting rover and a robotic mining system to extract water and other volatiles from the asteroids.

NASA backs lunar exploration and asteroid mining technology concepts

When President John F. Kennedy announced we would send an American safely to the moon before the end of the decade, many thought it was impossible. Mission accomplished, but it's only with 20/20 hindsight that we realize the cost: For every hour of space flight it required a million hours of work back on Earth....Raise your hand if your boss ever promised a project that was so absurdly ambitious that, knowing what it would take to make it happen, you let out a groan of despair but also found yourself oddly excited at the challenge. And so it went for President John F. Kennedy's...

Things to Do: Book Signing for One Giant Leap at Brazos Bookstore | Houston Press

This summer is full of exhibitions and events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.Get these moon landing celebrations on your calendar for this summer!

Catch These Events Celebrating Apollo 11 Moon Landing’s 50th Anniversary | Space

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has stepped up to clarify what President Donald Trump meant by his confusing Moon tweet.NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has stepped up to clarify what President Donald Trump meant by his confusing Moon tweet.