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Bezos Wants A Moon Landing Contract So Badly He’s Suing NASA To Get One

Bezos Wants A Moon Landing Contract So Badly He’s Suing NASA To Get One

by Ailan Evans Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin sued NASA on Monday after it awarded a lunar landing contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Blue Origin filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims following NASA’s April decision to award SpaceX the $2.9 billion contract to construct a lunar lander known as […]

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

The Libertarian Enterprise | The United States Space Force

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Many thoughtful observers believe that the most significant thing that Donald Trump has accomplished so far is his appointment of dozens of federal judges who share his philosophy of governance and I, amateur historian that I am, am inclined to agree with them — with one exception, […]

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024.  Credits: NASA NASA is sending astronauts to the Moon and then on to Mars, in a measured, sustainable way. The direction from Space […]

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival

NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio. NASA’s exhibit will be in the atrium of the COSI building, located at 333 W. Broad St., from 10 a.m. to 5 […]

NASA Administrator Statement on Return to Moon in Next Five Years

NASA Administrator Statement on Return to Moon in Next Five Years

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Tuesday’s announcement by Vice President Mike Pence, at the fifth meeting of the National Space Council, about putting American astronauts back on the Moon in the next five years: “Today, I joined leaders from across the country as Vice President Mike Pence chaired the […]

NASA Administrator Statement on NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

NASA Administrator Statement on NASA’s Moon to Mars Plans, FY 2020 Budget

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine:  “President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 NASA budget is one of the strongest on record for our storied agency. At $21 billion, this budget represents a nearly 6 percent increase over last year’s request and comes at a time of constrained resources across the federal government. It also is […]

50 Years Ago Apollo 8 Wished Earth a Merry Christmas Eve

50 Years Ago Apollo 8 Wished Earth a Merry Christmas Eve

Hanna Bogorowski | Reporter   Amid a year of trying times in American history, three men embarked on an unprecedented journey few other humans have, and after capturing unseen views of Earth, these NASA astronauts united the country with a Christmas message. On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, Frank Borman, Bill Anders and Jim Lovell were orbiting the moon on […]

NASA Begins America’s New Moon to Mars Exploration Approach in 2018

NASA Begins America’s New Moon to Mars Exploration Approach in 2018

 With our Moon to Mars effort underway, a new administrator takes over to lead the charge, and – oh yeah – we stuck another nearly flawless landing on Mars! All that and more as we look back at what happened This Year @ NASA! Credits: NASA Television NASA welcomed a new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, deputy […]

Russia is Going to the Moon to Fact-Check NASA

Russia is Going to the Moon to Fact-Check NASA

Virginia Kruta, Contributor  The man heading up Russia’s Roscosmos space agency claimed that verification of America’s moon landings would be part of his agency’s next mission, according to a video shared on Saturday. Dmitry Rogozin’s tweet, according to Google translate, reads, “I answer questions of the President of Moldova: whether there were Americans on the […]

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have uncovered tantalizing evidence of what could be the first discovery of a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. This moon candidate, which is 8,000 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation, orbits a gas-giant planet that, in turn, orbits a star called Kepler-1625. Researchers caution that the moon […]

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