"As you know, NASA has been given a bold challenge to put the first woman and the next man on the Moon by 2024, with a focus on the ultimate goal of sending humans to Mars", Jim Bridenstinewrote in an email to staff, according to the Post.
Having served at the agency since 1977, Gerstenmaier had been in charge of some of NASA's most high-profile programs and is known as a steady and methodical force inside the halls of NASA's headquarters.
NASA's assistant deputy associate administrator of human exploration, Bill Hill, the second in command, was also reassigned.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said there was nothing wrong with what Gerstenmaier was doing.
Today there is increased interest in returning, with Nasa aiming to put feet on the moon by 2024 and multinational plans to build a space station around the moon in the future.
Business secretary: 'no-deal Brexit will cost thousands of jobs'
But the former foreign secretary insisted his comments in the debate had been "misrepresented" and denied withholding his backing. Mr Johnson, in a separate interview with Neil, repeated his pledge to leave the European Union on October 31 "come what may".
The project, named Artemis, would be the first attempt to return humans to the lunar surface since the last Apollo landing in 1972, but some experts doubt if the deadline is realistic given budgetary constraints and delays in developing the next-generation rockets and equipment needed for the journey.
The Democratic chairwoman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology said she was "baffled" by Bridenstine's decision to demote Gerstenmaier without a permanent replacement to fill the role. "Removing experienced engineering leadership from that effort and the rest of the nation's human spaceflight programs at such a crucial point in time seems misguided at best".
Wednesday's shakeups are the latest as NASA aims to transform itself into "a leaner, more accountable and more agile organization", as Pence said in the March speech to the National Space Council.
Detroit Public TV is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing with an event featuring University of MI researchers at the Cranbrook Institute. It was soon updated with 2024 as the new target for astronauts on the moon.
The duo's joint official appearance will be a rare one, coming exactly a year after they showed up to Wimbledon together. This is the second time the sister-in-laws have watched the Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Final together.
His American counterpart at the Federal Reserve also broached the topic Wednesday and Thursday when testifying before Congress. The U.S. president described cryptocurrencies as "volatile" and "unregulated" in a series of tweets published late Thursday.
Shoelace is a hyperlocal app for organizing events and activities, called " Loops ", which makes it similar to Facebook Events. It is now available only to 'select communities' in New York City, and users must have an active Google account to sign in.
Several videos feature him entering businesses and berating workers, foreigners and women. "No one invited him for a bagel". When another male customer tries to get the man to calm down, that's when he really gets toasted . " It was insane.
The two detractors were the FTC's two Democratic commissioners, who presumably felt that the settlement was not punitive enough. In addition to the fine, Facebook agreed to more comprehensive oversight of how it handles user data , according to the people.
According to CNN , police estimate that almost $1,75,000 was spilled out when the truck's side door sprung open. Meanwhile, videos circulating on social media show the frenzy caused by the spilled cash.
Three years ago in 2016, he said to the New York Post that he had been sober since going to rehab four years prior to that. The Post learned that the former pitcher, known by the moniker, "Doc", was arrested on the 7th of June by Holmdel police.
American Horror Story: 1984 has just begun production, and the hotly anticipated season is set to premiere September 18 on FX. In case you were wondering, the third video features Glee alum Matthew Morrison , rocking a very large fake member.
On Thursday, Halep showed her more adventurous side to defeat first-time semi-finalist Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 at Wimbledon . That makes me know that. she can get there again". "I plan to be the best version of myself and fight to the end".
De Blasio responded Friday morning to the Northport, Long Island, native with words of encouragement and a promise of a spare. The celebration was cut short for Long after she discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles.
With most of its competition having a single-digit monthly price tag, It's already a tough sell even with all those movies. WarnerMedia says that HBO Max will launch in the spring of 2020 with 10,000 hours of premium content.
So sometimes you'll find yourselves in the same location doing the same thing, having a conversation, making a hard decision. Do you like the sound of multiplayer in Man of Medan? The first, of course, is the aforementioned co-op mode.
Xiaomi Teases the Launch of its Mi A3 Android One Smartphone
Moreover, a Mi A3 Lite is also tipped to be in the pipeline and will debut with watered down specifications alongside the Mi A3 . The Mi A2 was launched in India in August previous year , so we expect its successor to debut sometime next month.
Japan, S.Korea officials meet amid flap
He said South Korean officials protested that Japan was providing only "very abstract" reasons for its stricter export controls. South Korea uses some of the materials to manufacture semi-conductors, which make up a substantial portion of its exports.
Mortal Kombat film will have fatalities on the big screen
The Mortal Kombat movie is being produced by James Wan ( Aquaman and Fast 7) and is due to begin shooting later this year. The writer of the MK reboot shared on Twitter that not only is the movie rated-r, but it will also feature fatalities.
Where To Get Your Fries On National French Fry Day
You can't argue with McDonald's in 1st place, though! Taco Bell : Nacho fries are back for a limited time for $1.29 per order . Regardless, National French Fry Day 2019 has plenty of deep-fried deals out there for lovers of French fries (and freebies).
Pence makes surprise visit to Chabad of Poway, Calif.
And earlier this month, the president downplayed concerns about how migrants are being treated at the facilities. He said they were given three hot meals a day from local restaurants, as well as juice and crackers.
Picard Poster Teases Jean Luc's New No. 1
The series will also star Alison Pill , Harry Treadaway , Isa Briones , Santiago Cabrera , Evan Evagora and Michelle Hurd . Star Trek: Picard provides away a little, as we would expect, considering how far away the first of the series is still.
Selfie addicts flock to toxic pond because the water is pretty
In recent weeks, the lake's enchanting hue has sparked a social media craze, luring scores of camera-toting visitors to its banks. Many of the Instagrammers seemed to know about the lake's content, and even made comments about the taste of the water.
Appeals court dismisses Trump emoluments case
The Trump International Hotel is located on Pennsylvania Avenue, just four streets from the White House. The panel of three judges decided that D.C. and Maryland "lack standing" to continue with their case.