Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon: White House
12 December, 2017, 18:00 | Author: Archie Newman
The event will coincide with the 45th anniversary of the last crewed mission - Apollo 17 - to land on the moon.
"We're dreaming big", Trump said. The Trump administration takes this stance, as explained by Vice President Pence in October.
Echoing astronaut Neil Armstrong's first words upon stepping foot on the moon's surface in 1969, the president called the directive - which codifies instructions that NASA "return American astronauts to the moon" as "national policy", according to Vice President Mike Pence - a "giant step" toward an "inspiring future". "So we are the leader and we're going to stay the leader and we're going to increase it many fold". "It marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972, for long-term exploration and use".
With this directive, Mr Trump abandons plans set by his predecessor Barack Obama, to send humans to an asteroid near earth.
Trump's plans, which are a part of the Space Policy Directive 1, intend to prioritise the exploration of space, something he has been stressing on for a while now. Schmitt was one of the last two people to walk on the moon.
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NASA said initial funding for the new policy would be included in its budget request for fiscal year 2019.
SpaceX launches rockets for customers including Nasa, commercial satellite operators and the American military. Musk, 46, served on Trump's early advisory councils until June, when he parted ways with the administration over Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate agreement.
In the meantime, Americans are still relying on the Russians for rides to the International Space Station. The Apollo 17 lunar lander touched down on the moon on December 11, 1972.
"The US commercial space industry has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in private capital to develop innovative capabilities for lunar transport, operations and resource utilization", said Eric Stallmer, the group's president.
The president "will change our nation's human spaceflight policy to help America become the driving force for the space industry, gain new knowledge from the cosmos, and spur incredible technology", Gidley said.
Local media identified the two people killed as members of the al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad. In response, IDF tanks and Israeli Air Force fight jets attacked Hamas targets in northern Gaza .
Messi told TyC Sports , on Wednesday. "If we do badly at the World Cup , we all have to disappear from the national team". We spoke about it through messages, it was a good thing that he had this period of absence. "We don't feel that way".
Iceland and Croatia were paired together in qualification, claiming a win apiece, and Dalic added: " Iceland , we know them well. It will be interesting to have a good friendly (match), for example, against Serbia because they play similar football.
Voted the sexiest Asian woman for the fifth time, she just had to thank her parents for passing on the '"sexiest" genes. Talking about the honour, Priyanka Chopra however gives the credit for featuring on the list to genetics and optics.
It is reported that the device will sport a 5.5-inch full HD display with 401 ppi (pixel density) and 18:9 aspect ratio. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Long gone are the days when the president mused about cutting deals with his Democratic counterparts "Chuck and Nancy". It's not going to make any difference", Warren said. "Now it's even worse; it's not even talk", Mr.
Flight trackers place the plane close to Japan around the time of North Korea's Hwasong-15 missile test on November 29. The airline said at the time that it was expanding its no-fly zone over North Korea following the close-call.
The FBI says they have been sending "items of interest" to their lab in Quantico, Virginia, for priority testing in the case. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said in a release Saturday that they have evidence to believe Mariah is deceased.
DeAndre Hopkins had 149 yards receiving and two touchdowns, but lost a fumble in the fourth quarter with the Texans down by 7. Yates connected with Hopkins for a 7-yard touchdown on Houston's next drive, but the kick failed to leave Houston down 10-9.
A destructive wildfire that erupted early Wednesday burned not far from The Getty Center , the $1 billion home to the J. More than 125 firefighters were on the scene and that water-dropping helicopters were being used, the newspaper said .
Change Research , in an online survey conducted Sunday and Monday, found that Moore led Jones 47 percent to 42 percent . It's another indicator voters might look past sexual misconduct allegations against Moore and put him in office anyway.
Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza
It now seems that there is a possibility to discover additional terror tunnels, which challenges Hamas from restraining itself. Dozens of protestors in Gaza set fire to US flags and pictures of Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe
Franks did not deny the allegations when Ryan confronted him, according to the speaker's statement. "The statement will explain". The investigation came after House officials learned that he had asked two female employees to bear his child as a surrogate.
The Snapdragon 845 is Qualcomm's next flagship processor
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Alfa Romeo Sauber unveil slick vehicle , young driver
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