LIVE NOW: Administrator Jim Bridenstine shares the work underway to return astronauts to the Moon and onward to Mars. Watch live & explore how we’ll get from the #Moon2Mars: https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1yNGaOYDRrlxj …
We need a permanent command and service module around the Moon. We call it Gateway and that’s fully funded in this President’s budget request. - Administrator @JimBridenstine says during #Moon2Mars event
"For the first time in over 10 years, we have money in this budget for a return to the Moon with Humans. I'm talking about human-rated landers to go to the Moon" says @JimBridenstine during #Moon2Mars event
During the #Moon2Mars event, @AstroKarenN is inside of a training mockup of the @NASA_Orion Crew Capsule that astronauts are going to use to go to the Moon, saying "not only are we building Orion and @NASA_SLS, but we’re continuing living and working onboard the @Space_Station"
Administrator @JimBridenstine at the #Moon2Mars event says "what we’re trying to do is prove capabilities, prove technologies, retire risk, make sure that what we develop is not a dead end, but in fact has capabilities to be used on another world. That other world...being Mars"
"Today's budget announcement enables us to achieve... [going] to the Moon sustainably with international partners and commercial partners" says Administrator @JimBridenstine during the #Moon2Mars event
Administrator @JimBridenstine mentions that 'the Gateway isn’t just about getting to the Moon. [....] The Gateway gives us the opportunity to study deep space from a human-tended space station.' #Moon2Mars
To power our exploration to the Moon, on to Mars and Beyond, the @NASAGlenn team highlights "one of 27 chambers we have here at Glenn...and [this] is actually the largest electronic propulsion capable chamber in the world right now.” #Moon2Mars
"Every center that we operate, all 10 of them are critical to this mission. And every mission directorate is critical to these goals." Administrator @JimBridenstine echos the importance of our leadership and everyone's contributions to send astronauts from the #Moon2Mars
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