As head of the human exploration division, Gerstenmaier has overseen many of NASA's biggest projects for human spaceflight, such as the operations on the International Space Station, the development of NASA's next big rocket, the Space Launch System, and the Commercial Crew program - an initiative to launch astronauts to the ISS using commercial spacecraft. "Given NASA is no longer pursuing the new mission directorate, Mark has opted to pursue other opportunities", Bridenstine said in a memo to employees at the time. Gerstenmaier had yielded his position to former astronaut and agency official Ken Bowersox. Tom Whitmeyer will replace Hill in an acting capacity.
"NASA has always been fortunate to have great talent that has served our country well", Bridenstine wrote. "As we work to fill these key positions in the HEO, we'll keep mission targeted, knowing that exploration will go ahead".
"On the anniversary of the Moon landing, we're bringing you new ways to learn about this milestone of human achievement, including new perspectives and stories that celebrate the lesser-known figures who made it happen", the blog post added.
At the time, NASA's Moon to Mars page still listed 2028 as the target for putting astronauts on the moon. Artemis astronauts will fly to the moon aboard roomier Orion capsules, built by Lockheed Martin.
Donald Trump ne peut pas bloquer Twitter — États-Unis
C'est ce qu'a jugé mardi une cour d'appel fédérale, confirmant la décision en première instance d'une juge new-yorkaise en 2018. Donald Trump n'a pas le droit de bloquer ses détracteurs sur Twitter juste parce qu'ils ne sont pas d'accord avec lui.
NASA did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The program is expected to cost billions more in the next few years as NASA rushes to meet the 2024 target date.
Gerstenmaier appeared to favor test firing the mammoth rocket's first stage, powered by four upgraded space shuttle main engines, at NASA's Stennis Space Center in MS next year to make sure the booster met its design specifications. NASA has not yet announced a decision on the green run test.
Having served at the agency since 1977, Gerstenmaier had been in charge of some of NASA's most high-profile programs and is known as a steady and methodical force inside the halls of NASA's headquarters.
"We, as a nation, are thankful for his service in advancing America's priorities and expanding the limits of science, technology and exploration", Bridenstine wrote of Gerstenmaier in his email, according to CBS News.
Beloved murder mystery series How to Get Away with Murder is sadly coming to an end after its upcoming sixth season. The drama also remains a source of pride for Rhimes, who left ABC Studios in 2018 for a rich deal at Netflix.
She not only was charged with domestic battery but was also charged with criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon. Portwood will not be allowed to see her son until the criminal case is completely resolved, which could take months.
Il faut dire qu'en Arabie Saoudite, les femmes sont légalement placées sous le contrôle de leur père, mari, frère ou même fils. La rappeuse américaine a renoncé à sa performance prévue le 18 juillet à Djeddah, évoquant "la liberté d'expression".
Norris has been instrumental in taking McLaren into fourth in the constructors' championship and has shown huge promise. I feel like there have been other incidents in the past, which have been less big in a way, and have been penalised.
The Canadiens selected the 6-foot, 177-pound left-winger in the second round (55th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft. Armia's contract has an average annual value of US$2.6 million, while Lehkonen's has an AAV of $2.4 million.
Contacté par l'AFP, l'avocat de Julio Iglesias , Fernando Falomir, a indiqué que le chanteur allait déposer un recours. De son côté, la star Julio Iglesias ne s'est ni soumis à un test de grossesse, ni présenté au tribunal.
He has been persistently linked with a move to Merseyside this summer but there is no substance to any of the reports about him. Origi played 21 times last season, not making his first appearance until November 6 and starting just seven games.
The Trump administration abandoned a controversial proposal that would have overhauled the rebate system, according to The Hill . Instead, drug companies would have been encouraged to pass the discounts directly to patients at the pharmacy counter.
There was a time when Katherine Heigl was all over our televisions, and then there was a time when she was not. I don't know if that's good or bad. "Like, I nearly ruined it for myself".
Neymar va s'expliquer dans une émission — PSG
Vendredi, Neymar s'exprimera pour la première fois depuis le communiqué du PSG , lundi, consécutif à son absence pour la reprise. Justement, il semblerait que cette même cheville ne soit plus du tout douloureuse et que l'état de forme de Neymar soit optimal.
NC State Receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA
The framing in this case could be an indication of what is to come for other schools and coaches named during the federal trials. State is committed to the highest levels of compliance, honesty and integrity", Chancellor Randy Woodson said in a statement.
Former UW star Melvin Gordon may demand trade
There's been little progress in contract talks with the Chargers , according to Smith, so he's going public with Gordon's stance. He had 885 rushing yards in 12 games last season and added another 490 yards and four touchdowns through the air.
Le Sénégal et le Nigeria en demi-finale — FOOTBALL CAN
Les Lions de la Terenga ont réussi ensuite à tenir le score et se qualifient logiquement pour les demies finales. C'est Idrissa Gueye , à la 70e, qui trompera finalement le portier béninois sur un service de Sadio Mané .