NASA announced that it plans to land the first woman ever on the moon in 2024. NASA says 45 years have passed since the American astronauts stepped on the moon but the upcoming missionaims to establish a steady human presence on the moon by 2028 with the "first woman and next person" congratulating the moon surface.
During the initial missions of Apollo, multiple Americans, astronaut men stepped onto the moon, the last one that happened during Apollo 17 in 1972. Sally Reed became the first American woman to enter the cosmos in 1983 in the STS-7 mission.
the space exploration of the nation. The mission of NASA Artemis aims to "demonstrate new technological advances and lay the foundations for private companies to build a lunar economy." Appointed in the name of Apollo's twin sister in Greek mythology, Artemis will have people who will first explore the surface of the Moon in the South Pole and lay the foundations of human missions to Mars in this century.
The new Orion spacecraft, as well as a state-of-the-art space launch system (SLS) designed to propel heavier loads from the Earth's surface and send people to space for longer periods of time. NASA will also build a small spacecraft, Gateway, which will travel around the Moon and facilitate access to and from the Earth.
In a promotional video for upcoming projects, NASA scientists explain that millions of tons of water ice have been found under the surface of the Moon in 2009. astronauts, or it can be separated from hydrogen and used as rocket fuel on the moon's surface.
Although previous calls by politicians for US astronauts to return to the moon, NASA's incentive to re-establish a lunar presence with astronauts has become new. trampling under the Trump administration.President Truh added $ 1.6 billion to NASA's $ 21 billion budget for 2020 to begin plans to return people to the moon.
"President Donald Trump has asked NASA to accelerate our plans to return to the Moon, and people get back to the surface again by 2024," said NASA Administrator Jim Brittenstein, "We will go with innovative new technologies and systems to explore more places on the surface than we thought possible. This time we go to the Moon, we will stay. And then we will use what we learn on the Moon to get it. the next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.