Dec 12 2017
The event will coincide with the 45th anniversary of the last crewed mission - Apollo 17 - to land on the moon. "Today, we pledge that he will not be the last". "This time we will not only plan on flag and leave our footprint".
"[The move] marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the Moon for the first time since 1972 for long-time exploration", he said.
Vice President Mike Pence has spearheaded the administration's space policy and was on hand for the signing of the directive. But the programme was shut down when Barack Obama became the president as he believed that Americans "have been there before" and that "there's a lot more of space to explore".
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Priyanka may have a very busy schedule but she does have time to acknowledge the recognition and the whole lot of love she gets. Not only that, but she is a phenomenon on social media too - now with more than 20 million followers on Instagram.
Shohei Ohtani won't sign with the Mets
Later Sunday, Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski said that Boston is out of the running, as well. By early Sunday night, most other clubs had been informed they were eliminated from consideration.
Florida soccer coach found in NY with missing teen arrested
Authorities did not disclose any information about Rodriguez or his whereabouts. It's believed she left voluntarily with him, authorities said earlier.
The policy was inspired by a unanimous recommendation from the National Space Council, which the White House says Trump revived after 24 years. The resulting NASA programme, Constellation, was to put astronauts on the moon by 2020 but was hobbled by delays and cost overruns, reports The New York Times.
Robert Lightfoot, NASA's acting administrator, said he thinks the new directive could provide "a sense of urgency" to NASA's spaceflight pursuits.
Currently, Boeing is the main contractor for NASA's Space Launch System, working alongside United Launch Alliance, Orbital ATK, and Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop the SLS system which aims to launch rockets into deep space using NASA's new Orion spacecraft.
Back in June, China's space official said the country was making preliminary preparations to send a man to the Moon, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration program.
Both Trump and Pence further argued that investment in the space program would lead to increased job creation, innovation and military applications.
Dec 12 2017
Allardyce: Klopp can moan all he wants, it was a penalty
He added: 'They had three shots on target, we had two. "And I think he's absolutely right". "That is not likely". Only Manchester United in 2002 have made more in Premier League history at this stage of the campaign.
Dec 11 2017
Boult four-for helps New Zealand extend advantage
The rookie batsman could score only two runs off 10 balls before stepping onto his stumps while facing Kiwi pacer Trent Boult . Hope only made 15 before falling to Southee, while Roston Chase scored 12 before he was cleaned up by Colin de Grandhomme.
Dec 11 2017
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Trump's Jerusalem move
On Wednesday, he called an urgent meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Turkey next week. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the guard was seriously wounded and his attacker arrested.
Dec 09 2017
Bayonetta 3 for Nintendo Switch Revealed at The Game Awards 2017
Incredible news for fans of stylish fighters from Platinum Games, Bayonetta 3 has been announced exclusively for Nintendo Switch . This Special Edition comes complete with steelbook, 22 art cards and three sticker sheets.
Dec 08 2017
Pope Urges Trump Not To Recognize Jerusalem As Israel's Capital
Pope Francis on Wednesday expressed concern about the situation regarding Jerusalem and called for the status quo there to be respected.
Dec 08 2017
Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South
Those infections resulted in 371 hospitalizations, including 21 ICU admissions, and eight deaths, the report says. Each year, hundreds of thousands Americans are hospitalized for flu and thousands die, according to the CDC .
Dec 07 2017
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Manchester City, Champions League: Predicted Lineups
The result brought City's long unbeaten run to an end after 28 matches and ended a sequence of 20 successive wins. But it's not always about winning or losing - it's about playing the same way we always do and giving our all.
Dec 05 2017
Cold Temperatures Late This Week
Met Office meteorologist Charles Powell warned temperatures could drop even lower than last week as northerly gales blast the UK. Tonight , we'll remain on the warm side with lows in the 60s with only a slight chance of showers, mainly after midnight.
Dec 04 2017
North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill
He responded "I don't think so" when asked whether the Mueller probe affected American allies. The United States has 28,500 troops in South Korea as a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War.
Dec 03 2017
Jimbo Fisher departs FSU for Texas A&M job
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: "Evidently he feels like that's the right move for him and his family and the right time to do so". Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M , four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title.
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