Moon used to have an atmosphere — NASA scientists - ExpressNewsline

ExpressNewslineMoon used to have an atmosphere — NASA scientistsExpressNewslineA map of basaltic lavas that emitted gases on the lunar nearside that contributed to the Moon's atmosphere. Barren and desolate today, our moon was once swathed by a thin atmosphere. They calculated how much gas was allocated during the eruption, and ...and more »

Scientists discover that the moon once had an atmosphere - Blasting News

Blasting NewsScientists discover that the moon once had an atmosphereBlasting NewsOne of the awe-inspiring aspects of the #Apollo #moon landings is that decades later they are still yielding good science. Tools for analyzing the rock and soil sample brought back by the astronauts are being invented all the time to gain new insights ...and more »

This is what it takes to walk on the moon - We Are The Mighty (blog)

We Are The Mighty (blog)This is what it takes to walk on the moonWe Are The Mighty (blog)Vice President Mike Pence said in a statement at the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar that we will put American boots back on the Moon. It reaffirms his position he made at the Kennedy Space Center in July that Americans are going back. “We will return ...and more »

Vice President Pence: America will send astronauts to the moon again - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionVice President Pence: America will send astronauts to the moon againAtlanta Journal ConstitutionVice President Mike Pence delivers opening remarks during the National Space Council's first meeting, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. The National Space Council, ...and more »

Vice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon - Fortune

FortuneVice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the MoonFortuneVice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that the Trump administration wants to send astronauts to the moon “not only to leave behind footprints and flags,” but to set the stage for the U.S. to send people to Mars. His statement echoes a recent Wall ...and more »

NASA could go back to the future and revive moon base plans from a decade ago - GeekWire

GeekWireNASA could go back to the future and revive moon base plans from a decade agoGeekWireMoon base An artist's conception from 2007 shows astronauts walking up to an early lunar habitat. (NASA Illustration). In the wake of the National Space Council's first meeting, NASA says it has been told to draw up plans to send humans to the moon ...and more »

The Moon's ancient atmosphere - Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy MagazineThe Moon's ancient atmosphereAstronomy MagazineIn this artist's concept, the Imbrium Basin on the Moon erupts with volcanic activity 3.5 billion years ago, releasing thick clouds of gas so rapidly that it formed a temporary lunar atmosphere. NASA/MSFC. The Moon has been through some rough times.and more »

Vice President Pence Confirms NASA to Refocus on Moon Missions - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsVice President Pence Confirms NASA to Refocus on Moon MissionsBreitbart NewsSpeaking at the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council, Vice President Mike Pence confirmed a shift in goals for NASA towards putting humans back on the Moon. This is a change from the policy of the previous administration, in which ...and more »

To the Moon and Beyond - The White House (blog)

To the Moon and BeyondThe White House (blog)On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence visited the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center was to convene the National Space Council for the first time in 25 years. The Vice ...and more »

Nasa says Moon had an atmosphere 3-4 billion years ago - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireNasa says Moon had an atmosphere 3-4 billion years agoClickLancashireAn artist's conception of the ancient moon with lava venting gases into a thin atmosphere. This new study, conducted by Dr. Debra H. Needham, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, and Dr. David A. Kring, Universities Space Research Association (USRA), ...and more »

Are we really going to the Moon? History isn't kind to presidential plans - Ars Technica UK

Ars Technica UKAre we really going to the Moon? History isn't kind to presidential plansArs Technica UKPresident Trump says NASA will land humans on the Moon. But you should be skeptical. Eric Berger (US) - 6/10/2017, 13:31. Enlarge. NASA. reader comments 116. Share this story. President Kennedy, of course, got it right when it came to NASA.and more »

National Space Council hears calls for moon trips and stronger space defense - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsNational Space Council hears calls for moon trips and stronger space defenseYahoo NewsVice President Mike Pence delivers opening remarks at the National Space Council's inaugural meeting, conducted at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. The shuttle Discovery looms in the background ...and more »

National Space Council Meets on This Week @NASA – October 6, 2017 - Anchorage Press

Anchorage PressNational Space Council Meets on This Week @NASA – October 6, 2017Anchorage PressVice President Mike Pence called for renewed U.S. leadership in space during the first meeting of the National Space Council – outlining exploration goals that include returning American astronauts to the Moon, to build the foundation needed to send ...and more »

NASA made a surprising discovery on the moon - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)NASA made a surprising discovery on the moonwww.MICEtimes.asia (press release)NASA experts found out that more than three billion years ago the Moon had its own atmosphere – all thanks to ongoing volcanic eruptions. They calculated how much gas was allocated during the eruption, and concluded that the atmosphere on the satellite ...and more »

Mike Pence vows to make America's space program great again - NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comMike Pence vows to make America's space program great againNewsOK.comVice President Mike Pence vowed Thursday that the U.S. will become the international leader in space exploration, thanks in part to the Trump administration's reinvigorated National Space Council. "More than ever, American prosperity and security ...and more »

NASA to put humans on Moon again: Pence - The Sentinel

The SentinelNASA to put humans on Moon again: PenceThe SentinelWashington, Oct 6: The Trump administration wants NASA to land humans on the Moon and establish presence on the lunar surface before sending astronauts to the Red Planet and beyond, US Vice President Mike Pence has said. Pence made the ...and more »

SpaceX Eyes Mars While Trump Wants To Make The Moon American Again - Nasdaq

SpaceX Eyes Mars While Trump Wants To Make The Moon American AgainNasdaqWhile SpaceX, Boeing ( BA ), Lockheed Martin ( LMT ) and Blue Origin have their eyes on Mars, the Trump Administration is looking to send Americans back to the moon. [ibd-display-video id=2117998 width=50 float=left autostart=true] "We will return ...and more »

Trump's National Space Council met to regain US space leadership, as 2 astronauts risked their lives on a spacewalk - Mashable

MashableTrump's National Space Council met to regain US space leadership, as 2 astronauts risked their lives on a spacewalkMashableOn Thursday morning, Vice President Mike Pence spoke before spaceflight industry executives and government officials in a cavernous exhibition hall at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. America, Pence said, must regain its place as the ...and more »

NASA Says the Moon Once Had a Thicc Atmosphere - Inverse

InverseNASA Says the Moon Once Had a Thicc AtmosphereInverseEarth's clingy best friend, the moon, is an unproblematic fave; a wholesome good in the grease fire of our lives. Now, a new study backed by NASA reveals the moon is so much more than just a good satellite — back a few billion years ago, the moon's ...and more »

'American leadership in space will be assured,' VP Mike Pence says at National Space Council - Yahoo News

Yahoo News'American leadership in space will be assured,' VP Mike Pence says at National Space CouncilYahoo Newsofficials and space industry executives met Thursday at the first National Space Council since it was disbanded in 1993. "American leadership in space will be assured," Pence said. "We will return Americans to the moon ... and build the foundation we ...and more »