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Here's why a commercial space group endorsed NASA's SLS rocket - Ars Technica;

Here's why a commercial space group endorsed NASA's SLS rocket - Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaHere's why a commercial space group endorsed NASA's SLS rocketArs TechnicaThis week, the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, which counts rocket builders SpaceX and Blue Origin among its executive members, made news by declaring its support for NASA's Space Launch System rocket. The organization's new chairman, Alan ...and more »

The big changes that may (not) be coming to NASA - SpaceNews;

The big changes that may (not) be coming to NASA - SpaceNews

SpaceNewsThe big changes that may (not) be coming to NASASpaceNewsOrion vs Dragon An email suggested an internal NASA competition between "Old Space" vehicles like Orion (left) and "New Space" alternatives like Dragon (right), but others involved in the transition say no such competition is under consideration ...and more »

These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet - WIRED;

These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet - WIRED

WIREDThese Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own FeetWIREDMoon mission astronauts spent a lot of time on their butts. Those moon walks may have looked bouncy and peaceful, but cumbersome space suits had Apollo astronauts tripping and falling all over the place. And while it might seem silly—especially the ...and more »

SpaceX and “new space” up against traditionalists for future of NASA - Teslarati;

SpaceX and “new space” up against traditionalists for future of NASA - Teslarati

TeslaratiSpaceX and “new space” up against traditionalists for future of NASATeslaratiSpeculation about the direction of NASA under the Trump Administration has been circling for weeks, and although there are still no definite answers, there's finally some news about the process being executed. According to internal White House advisory ...and more »

Trump's Vision of Space Exploration - The New American

Trump's Vision of Space ExplorationThe New AmericanThe Trump administration is seriously considering a major new initiative to privatize much of the space sector, promote a return to the moon by 2020, and aim for Mars and other Solar System targets soon thereafter. This, according to Politico.com's ...and more »

Potty Matters: Here Are Valid Concerns When Astronauts Poop In Space - Tech Times;

Potty Matters: Here Are Valid Concerns When Astronauts Poop In Space - Tech Times

Tech TimesPotty Matters: Here Are Valid Concerns When Astronauts Poop In SpaceTech TimesThe burning question is: how do astronauts deal with the call of nature out in space? For NASA, it has not been an easy journey given a number of space waste-related glitches and challenges. ( NASA ). NASA has recently revealed that a new space poop ...and more »

NASA, ESA Join Forces For Space Explorations Around Moon - Tech Times;

NASA, ESA Join Forces For Space Explorations Around Moon - Tech Times

Tech TimesNASA, ESA Join Forces For Space Explorations Around MoonTech TimesThe ESA has shared that it has reached an agreement with NASA to develop a second module for a manned mission slated for 2021. The two agencies are joining forces for a space exploration that is around the moon. ( Michael Seeley | Flickr ).and more »

Insider Exclusive: JSC's Astronaut Office innovating a path forward - SpaceFlight Insider;

Insider Exclusive: JSC's Astronaut Office innovating a path forward - SpaceFlight Insider

SpaceFlight InsiderInsider Exclusive: JSC's Astronaut Office innovating a path forwardSpaceFlight InsiderOrion spacecraft at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / SpaceFlight Insider. HOUSTON, Texas — A model of NASA's Orion spacecraft is prominently placed within the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's ...and more »

Donald Trump wants to put astronauts 'back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America' - The Sun;

Donald Trump wants to put astronauts 'back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America' - The Sun

The SunDonald Trump wants to put astronauts 'back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America'The SunDONALD Trump wants to put astronauts back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America, according to a leaked report. The new President's administration also plans to privatise space travel as it believes it is a 'trillion-dollar a year' business ...and more »

NASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021 - Zee News;

NASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021 - Zee News

Zee NewsNASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021Zee NewsThe European Space Agency (ESA) and aerospace company Airbus have agreed with NASA to build a module for a second, manned mission that will fly around the moon as early as 2021, which will be launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.and more »

NASA's Space Launch System counts down to liftoff - RT;

NASA's Space Launch System counts down to liftoff - RT

RTNASA's Space Launch System counts down to liftoffRTThe race to the Red Planet is on, as NASA's Space Launch System reached two milestones in recent days: Crews finished installing work platforms outside the potentially Mars-bound launch vehicle while a group of private space companies endorsed the ...and more »

NASA Partners With European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission To Moon - The Marshalltown;

NASA Partners With European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission To Moon - The Marshalltown

The MarshalltownNASA Partners With European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission To MoonThe MarshalltownHumans are visiting space since 1972, and now European space agency will help NASA in its future mission. The agency will take humans to space after few years.After 1972, the astronauts could not go beyond earth's low orbit when NASA's Apollo program ...and more »

Trump Admin Wants Astronauts On The Moon By 2020 - Opposing Views

Trump Admin Wants Astronauts On The Moon By 2020Opposing ViewsPresident Donald Trump's administration wants to send Americans back to the moon as soon as possible. To do that, Trump is looking to privatize NASA, so that it can focus on "the large-scale economic development of space." Trump is looking to put ...and more »

Under Trump, NASA May Focus on Jump-Starting Space Economy: Report - Space.com;

Under Trump, NASA May Focus on Jump-Starting Space Economy: Report - Space.com

Space.comUnder Trump, NASA May Focus on Jump-Starting Space Economy: ReportSpace.comThe first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket touches down on the drone ship "Just Read the Instructions" on Jan. 14, 2017, shortly after helping to loft 10 satellites for the communications company Iridium. Credit: SpaceX Twitter. The Trump ...and more »

'Dominated By America': How Trump Wants To Send NASA Back To The Moon And Mars - Daily Caller

'Dominated By America': How Trump Wants To Send NASA Back To The Moon And MarsDaily CallerPresident Donald Trump is planning to return U.S. astronauts to the moon by 2020 and go onto Mars soon after, according to leaked internal documents. The documents say Trump wants NASA to launch a “rapid and affordable” lunar mission to the moon by ...and more »

Is NASA heading back to the moon under Trump? - AL.com;

Is NASA heading back to the moon under Trump? - AL.com

AL.comIs NASA heading back to the moon under Trump?AL.comThis is a NASA illustration of the big new deep-space rocket called the Space Launch System whose development is being managed in Alabama. The first of these rockets will be completed and launched in the White House tenure of Donald Trump, and he ...and more »

Trump's plan to privatize space - Axios;

Trump's plan to privatize space - Axios

AxiosTrump's plan to privatize spaceAxiosThe Trump White House is considering a bold new push for privatization to revitalize the space industry, according to internal documents obtained by Politico. The plan: Pit "Old Space" (NASA, Boeing, Lockheed) versus "New Space" (SpaceX, Blue Origin).and more »

Trump's Advisers Want to Return Humans to the Moon in Three Years - The Atlantic;

Trump's Advisers Want to Return Humans to the Moon in Three Years - The Atlantic

The AtlanticTrump's Advisers Want to Return Humans to the Moon in Three YearsThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. The Obama administration wanted to send humans to Mars. But the Trump administration wants to put them back on the moon first, and quickly. That ambition is ...and more »

NASA Space Launch System Opens Pathway To Mars -- And Thousands Of Jobs On Earth - Forbes;

NASA Space Launch System Opens Pathway To Mars -- And Thousands Of Jobs On Earth - Forbes

ForbesNASA Space Launch System Opens Pathway To Mars -- And Thousands Of Jobs On EarthForbesThere's a conference next week near Capitol Hill to discuss a project that may lead to the greatest technological achievement in history -- and yet chances are, you haven't heard about it. The project is NASA's effort to develop a huge rocket and ...and more »

NASA Gets Help From European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission - University Herald;

NASA Gets Help From European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission - University Herald

University HeraldNASA Gets Help From European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion MissionUniversity HeraldThe European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed that it will be helping NASA for the manned Orion mission planned for 2021. The space agency has already sent other supplies for the unmanned flight of NASA's Orion spacecraft. NDTV reported that the ...and more »