Nasa administrator - Jim Bridenstine - was a guest on a U.S. science and technology radio show Science Friday, when he made the comment.
U.S. space agency NASA has selected nine teams to study the moon samples collected during the Apollo missions in the 1970s, Trend reports citing Xinhua. He also said the United States will have astronauts on the moon again in less than 10 years and this time, he says, 'we will stay'.
Bridenstine responded "absolutely" to a question from a Twitter user who asked whether women will be included in the agency's next trip to the moon. "In fact, it is likely to be a woman, the first next person on the Moon".
"NASA is committed to making sure we have a broad and diverse set of talent", Bridenstine said.
Lead flight director Mary Lawrence will oversee the station crew from Mission Control and Jackie Kagey will serve as lead spacewalk officer. The budget request for 2020 provides $21 billion to the space agency, which is more than the budget request in 2019, but is $480 million less than what NASA ultimately received a year ago, according to Space News.
The first six women joined NASA's Astronaut Corps in 1978, making up almost 10 per cent of the active astronaut corps.
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"We will go to the Moon in the next decade with innovative, new technologies and systems to explore more locations across the lunar surface than ever before", Bridenstine said in a statement Monday.
However, the water observed by the LAMP instrument does not decrease when the Moon is shielded by the Earth and the region influenced by its magnetic field, suggesting water builds up over time, rather than "raining" down directly from the solar wind.
NASA offered a rough timeline of when it expects to actually see the two spacecraft head skyward, with an unmanned test flight tentatively scheduled for 2020 and a manned mission around the Moon slated to take place by 2023.
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The TV service is expected to launch globally, an ambitious move to rival services from Netflix and Amazon.com's Prime Video. BuzzFeed News reporter John Paczkowski points out that Apple also used the slogan for a 2006 event to preview Apple TV .
Trump has cultivated an image of himself as a tough-on-crime president and has said drug dealers should face the ultimate penalty. California has the largest death row population in the U.S.by far, housing 25 percent of the country's condemned inmates.
Chasing 273, India lost wickets in quick succession and all the hopes were pinned on Rohit once Kohli was gone in the chase. Rohit was again slow off the blocks, hardly rotating the strike but found some elegant boundaries off the pacers.
The trip will end Saturday with a get-out-the-vote push for a state Senate candidate in Waterloo, followed by an event in Dubuque. O'Rourke, 46, rose to national prominence a year ago when he narrowly lost his bid to defeat Republican U.S.
Ingram's former team, the New Orleans Saints , signed former Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray . Just two months ago, it looked like there was a good chance that Ingram would be staying in New Orleans.
The law mandated background checks and gave federal police the right to reject applications for gun ownership for any reason. Latin America's largest nation has the largest number of annual homicides in the world, but school shootings are rare.
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It's now official: Point for fastest race lap returns to F1!
The governing FIA said on Monday that the Formula One Strategy Group and F1 Commission had given unanimous approval in an e-vote. The FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the provisional new sporting rule at its meeting in Geneva last week.
VW brand to cut up to 7000 jobs in new savings drive
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Huawei P30 Pro passes by AnTuTu
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Knicks' Dolan predicts 'successful offseason' for team
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Toyota Will Land a Rover on the Moon in 2029
A pressurized cabin will allow the rover to transport astronauts across greater distances on the surface of the moon. The 13m² cabin will house two astronauts, and the solar-fuel-cell vehicle is created to have a range of 10,000km.