The President's Space Policy Directive-1 galvanizes NASA's return to the Moon and builds on progress on the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft, efforts with commercial and global partners, and knowledge gained from current robotic presence at the Moon and Mars. He also stated that the United States space agency contracted nine private space companies "to send cargo to the moon, with the ultimate goal being to develop landers that can take astronauts back to the surface of the Earth's satellite", according to The Independent.
The first human exploration of Mars will come "after we've established our presence on the moon on a more permanent basis than we have in the past", he said. However the NASA chief clarified that sending humans to the moon again does not mean doing "the same as we did 50 years ago". Private sector innovation is key to these NASA missions, and the NextSTEP public-private partnership model is advancing capabilities for human spaceflight while stimulating commercial activities in space. The moon is a very manageable three days travel from Earth. A key aspect of this proposed approach is to use the Gateway for roundtrip journeys to and from the surface of the Moon. The base would be used as a checkpoint between Earth and Mars while also allowing astronauts to study the moon in close detail. The construction of the first Russian lunar base is set to begin in 2034 and continue in 2035. Just as SpaceX has become a major NASA partner in short order, this new call out for cooperation with private industry could bring some new faces into the NASA fold and give the agency the boost it needs to send man to the Moon once more. This process, known as in-situ resource utilization or ISRU, will make the third element also refuelable and reusable.
The Yutu-2 Moon rover and Chang'e-4 lander would resume their science and exploration missions on February 28th and March 1st, respectively, according to the Chinese space agency release, with the rover needing to unfold solar panels and dissipate heat.
Solskjaer is now preparing for the future as the Express suggest United are expected to be extremely active in the transfer market as they look to become genuine title challengers again and Sessegnon has emerged as a target.
The Favourite won best British film on the night, while Rachel Weisz was named best supporting actress for the movie . Weisz and Stone are also in the running for Oscars in a proud year for the British film industry.
Jones had been placed in hospice a few weeks before his death and had recently undergone surgery for a broken hip. He had been re-elected to his 13th term in November and had announced he would retire at the end of the term.
Huawei shored up its lead after unit shipments soared 23.3 per cent, leading all major brands, according to IDC. Apple said it will pursue iPhone price cuts in markets that has been affected by the stronger dollar.
The report released on Friday showed producers added seven oil rigs in the week to February 8, bringing the total count to 854. Concerns are also being raised about the sustainability of the OPEC-led supply cuts which include Russian Federation .
So far, 14 people have been pulled alive from the wreckage of the building in Istanbul's mostly residential Kartal district. Environment Minister Murat Kurum, who accompanied Erdogan, said the block had housed 14 apartments and three businesses.
Paul Scholes appointed manager of Oldham
The former Premier League club are languishing in mid-table in League Two, the fourth tier of the English game. This will be the first senior managerial role of Scholes' career with a club he supported as a child.