UPDATED 11: 06 AM PT– Tuesday, June 18, 2019
NASA just recently revealed information on its sophisticated area exploration plans at the Paris Air Show.
On Tuesday, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine revealed the firm prepares to put astronauts on the Moon by 2024 with its Artemis area exploration program.
The program will consist of the very first female to ever step foot on the Moon, and will be the first time humans have actually arrived on the Moon since1972 Artemis also intends to use the Moon as a sort of training school for ultimate expedition of Mars.
” We require to be able to use the resources of the Moon to live and work for long durations of time, and perhaps even take those resources and produce a fueling depot in orbit around the moon ultimately, so that we can go to Mars,” discussed Bridenstine.
The announcement of these strategies follows President Trump’s current addition of $1.6 billion to NASA’s 2020 spending plan in order to speed up a go back to the Moon.