"'If I tell you and others we're going to launch in 2020, around the moon, which is what EM-1 is, I think we should launch around the moon in June of 2020", Bridenstine said.
'So NASA is committed to making sure that we have a broad and diverse set of talent'.
Bridenstine said the SLS program would continue, with a "full-up green run test" to be conducted at NASA's Stennis Space Center in MS in preparation for the crewed EM-2 launch, which is now scheduled for 2023. Jackie Kagey will be the lead spacewalk flight controller.
If this happens and a woman is the first one to take a step onto Mars, that is going to be an awesome moment to see. The spaceship became the first commercial spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station.
8 dead in Brazil school shooting
The dead included six students and two teachers, and several other people were hospitalized with injuries, according to Gov. In 2011, 12 students were killed by a gunman who roamed the halls of a school in Rio de Janeiro , shooting at them.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crashes with deaths reported
Ethiopia Airlines released a statement stating they had lost contact with the flight just six minutes after it took off. The flight had unstable vertical speed after take off , said flight tracking website Flightradar24 on its Twitter feed.
North Korea election sees 99.99% turnout - KCNA
Asked about the possibility that Kim was gearing up for more rocket launches, Trump touted his relationship with Kim. He said it was "a very early report" and that "we'll see what happens".
Women now comprise 34% of active NASA astronauts, the agency confirmed.
A new $21 billion 2020 budget marks almost a six per cent increase from last year's.
But NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate hearing that the "SLS is struggling to meet its schedule" and won't be ready in time for the EM-1 mission.
Bridenstine earlier said that Nasa's short-term objective is to get astronauts back on the moon and establish a permanent base there.
'We will use what we learn as we move forward to the Moon to take the next giant leap - sending astronauts to Mars'. The spending plan also opens the door for using commercial rockets to deliver the first elements of the global Gateway space platform to lunar orbit.
Construction on Gateway - an orbiting lunar outpost - is expected to begin construction as soon as 2022. But the agency is just now "understanding how hard this project is and that it is going to take some additional time", he said, adding that second launch of Orion with a crew should still belong to SLS.
The Federal Aviation Administration has also backed the jet's airworthiness and said it is reviewing all available data. A almost brand-new Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after takeoff in Ethiopia Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.
But it resurfaced online when a Facebook post was directed at bored teens, asking them to be a part of this #Trashtag Challenge . Within a few days, the trend has caught on and people all over the world are enthusiastically participating in this clean-up.
He quarterbacked USC to a BCS title and remains one of the most decorated players in Trojan and college football history. The network also announced the hiring of former USC standout and Heisman victor Reggie Bush.
Users were wondering if they were blocked by Instagram or if they were simply one of many users dealing with the issues Wednesday. Right now, news outlets aren't sure how you're getting to this article because Facebook drives so much traffic.
Google is the disputed king when it comes to software and associated technologies, but the same can not be said for hardware. Rumors of a Pixelbook 2 have been swirling since the company's hardware event last October though it has yet to be released.
British lawmakers, who on January 15 voted 432-202 against her deal, were on Tuesday studying the assurances with lawyers. Or, she added, Britain could leave without a deal to soften the shock, a nightmare scenario for many companies.
Collins was a starter all four years he played in NY and was named an All-Pro after his breakout sophomore season in 2016. Free agents can not officially sign with their new teams until the start of the new league year at 4:00 PM EDT Wednesday.
With a record of 13-55, the Knicks are far and away the worst team in the league and are now on a seven-game losing streak. No, you can't do that in Madison Square Garden. "You are not allowed to stalk the owner and then confront him like that".
The report comes as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has emphasised the importance of personal messaging apps. Facebook recalled that it announced that some user's accounts had been compromised on October 31st, 2018.
He called for no deal to be taken off the table, and says the Labour Party's proposal is the suitable alternative. Matt Western was among many MPs to have voted against Theresa May's latest Brexit deal in Parliament last night.
Google teases new gaming platform
There's also a curious little noise at the end that could be the noise Google's console makes when it's turned on. It all kicks off on March 19th at 10:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Eastern, and we'll cover the news here at Gamnesia.
'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Moving Across Central U.S.
The storm will sweep right through the Rockies, the Upper Midwest, the central and northern Plains and more of the US heartland. The term "bomb cyclone " has plenty of dramatic flair, but it's a nickname for the tongue-tying weather term " bombogenesis ".
Pelosi says Trump 'just not worth' impeaching
She could say instead that many of Trump's actions are indeed impeachable, but that actual process isn't feasible right now. Billionaire Tom Steyer, who's been running TV ads calling for Trump to be impeached , blasted Pelosi for her comments.
YouTube Music Launches in India: Everything You Need to Know
Android users can download Google's new music streaming app from Play Store while Apple iPhone users can download from App Store . The interface is a simple black and keeps it easy to navigate from the home screen to the Library and search tabs.