Jim Bridenstine has fallen to the ground. The 42-year-old former Oklahoma Congressman is the new administrator for NASA. He is a naval combat pilot with missions in Afghanistan and Iraq and has also flown with the Oklahoma Air National Guard.
Just two weeks after his approval by the Senate, he said to an audience of trading companies that he wishes their help in repatriating American astronauts on the moon in the mid-2020s
Since President John Kennedy said that this Nation was obliged to put a man safely on the moon – on May 25, 1961 – it took eight years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin got out of Eagle and took on July 20, 1
Referring to earlier efforts to bring astronauts to the moon, Mr. Briddentine said, "This will not be Lucy and the football again."
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center – 35 kilometers northwest of Annapolis, a half Hour drive – is crucial for this mission. Goddard has been studying the Moon continuously and extensively for the past eight years. He used telemetry data and detailed information about the lunar surface and the environment of a moon satellite: the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, built in Goddard and controlled by the Goddard Mission Control Center.
First Steps to Return to the Moon will include extensive exploration of potential landing pads with LRO support, small exploration vehicles can land on the moon, and more data for planning deliver these new missions.
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With the primary mission of Mr. Bridenstine to return to the moon, the National Aerospace and Space Administration offers personally exciting and professionally fulfilling careers.