NASA: Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon

NASA has a solid plan to put a man on the moon once again and the agency now has a name for that mission: Artemis. It pays homage to the Apollo as the 50th anniversary of the mission’s culmination is this year and also signifies the possibility that this program will send the first woman to the Moon. NASA confirmed the name for its new Moon program via its social media channels today. Those who are pretty into Greek mythology would know that Artemis is the twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon. That’s a good nod to the likelihood of this mission sending the first woman to the Moon. A feat that would, without a doubt, be historic.“Our astronaut office is very diverse and highly qualified. I think it is very beautiful that 50 years after Apollo, the Artemis program will carry the next man — and the first woman — to the moon,” NASA Administrator Bridenstine said.Artemis was also the goddess of the hunt and Orion was her faithful hunting companion. Little coincidence,

NASA: Budget boost 'good start' to put astronauts on moon

NASA's chief says the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for putting astronauts back on the moon.

Tue 14 May 19 from Phys.org

NASA dubs 2024 Moon mission 'Artemis,' asks for $1.6 billion

NASA's next mission to the Moon will be called Artemis, the US space agency announced Monday, though it's still looking for the money to make the journey happen by its accelerated 2024 deadline.

Tue 14 May 19 from Phys.org

NASA launches rah-rah trailer for 2024 moon mission: 'We are going' - CNET

Let Captain Kirk get you excited about returning humans to the moon.

Tue 14 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

NASA’s New Moon Mission Has A Name: Artemis

NASA has a solid plan to put a man on the moon once again and the agency now has a name for that mission: Artemis. It pays homage to the Apollo as the 50th anniversary of the mission’s ...

Tue 14 May 19 from Ubergizmo

NASA gives its new Moon mission a name: Artemis

Cool missions need cool names, and NASA's new plan to establish a permanent lunar presence and put an American on the Moon again now has one: Artemis. It's nod both to Apollo, the 50th anniversary ...

Tue 14 May 19 from TechCrunch

NASA requests $1 billion in funding for Artemis mission to take man back to the moon by 2024

The original timeline was pushed forward four years by the Trump Administration -- and now NASA needs the bucks to make it happen.

Tue 14 May 19 from ZME Science

NASA aims to put first woman on the moon by 2024 in Artemis mission - CNET

The space agency says $1.6 billion will do nicely to help accelerate its moon landing plans.

Tue 14 May 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Trump, NASA want another $1.6 billion to return America to the moon

President Trump has put forth a budget amendment requesting an additional $1.6 billion for NASA and its plans to return America to the moon.

Tue 14 May 19 from UPI

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