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News Archive / Tagged: Jim Bridenstine

  • NASA chief outlines 2-phase plan for Moon exploration

    Derek RichardsonApril 10th, 2019

    During the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine outlined more of NASA’s Moon by 2024 plan.

  • NASA head answers agency questions about ‘Moon by 2024’ goal

    Derek RichardsonApril 2nd, 2019

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told the agency what it'll take to accomplish the Trump administration's goal of returning humans to the Moon by 2024.

  • Vice president: US astronauts on Moon within 5 years

    Derek RichardsonMarch 26th, 2019

    Vice President Pence lit a fire under the feet of all involved in returning astronauts to the Moon, telling NASA to do so by 2024 by "any means necessary."

  • NASA Administrator reveals new commercial plan to explore the Moon

    Jason RhianNovember 29th, 2018

    NASA is working with commercial partners in an effort to produce a lunar transport "market," one designed to further enable scientific exploration of the Moon.

  • Antares not the only thing grounded by recent nor’easter

    Jason RhianNovember 19th, 2018

    The planned Nov. 15 flight of the NG-10 mission to the ISS was delayed two days while NASA waited for a powerful storm to pass. The mission wasn't the only thing held back by bad weather however.

  • Orion’s European Service Module makes its debut at Kennedy Space Center

    Joe LatrellOctober 27th, 2018

    NASA's Exploration Mission 1 is just over the horizon, but it wouldn't be able to fly to the Moon without a critical component developed from a surprising source.

  • NASA Administrator Bridenstine says NASA Glenn critical for return to Moon

    Michael ColeSeptember 22nd, 2018

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine paid a visit to the space agency's Glenn Research Center earlier this week, as well as its associated testing facility, Plum Brook Station in nearby Sandusky.

  • Chiefs of US, Russian space agencies weigh in on ISS leak

    Jason RhianSeptember 14th, 2018

    With concerns raised about sabotage, the heads of the U.S. and Russian space agencies recently discussed the potential causes of the air leak discovered late last month.

  • NASA Administrator Bridenstine: ‘We’re not going to do flags and footprints again’

    Derek RichardsonAugust 30th, 2018

    In the first-ever televised NASA Advisory Council meeting, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine described the United States' latest effort to return to the Moon as one about sustainability.

  • JPL unveils efforts to explore Mars to NASA Administrator

    Jason RhianAugust 27th, 2018

    PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine paid a visit to the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory today, Monday Aug. 27, 2018 and was provided a review of NASA's efforts to explore the Red Planet.

  • NASA Administrator visits Langley Research Center

    Steve HammerAugust 1st, 2018

    LANGLEY, Va. -- NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine made his second stop on a tour of NASA research facilities Tuesday, July 31 at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

  • NASA Administrator expresses support for Space Policy Directive-3

    Jason RhianJune 19th, 2018

    With the threat of space debris destroying satellites, crewed spacecraft and even the International Space Station increasing, processes have been initiated to help alleviate and prevent this threat. NASA's new Administrator Jim Bridenstine made several statements about the new Space Policy Directive-3.

  • New appointees fill top NASA positions

    Laurel KornfeldMay 27th, 2018

    Signaling an era of new leadership, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has appointed Steve Jurczyk to serve as the agency's associate administrator and Melanie W. Saunders to the position of acting deputy associate administrator, succeeding Deputy Associate Administrator Krista Paquin, who is resigning June 10.

  • Bridenstine sworn in as NASA administrator

    Bart LeahyApril 24th, 2018

    Former congressman Jim Bridenstine was sworn in as NASA's 13th administrator by Vice President Mike Pence. In keeping with the Trump administration’s goals, Pence identified Bridenstine’s role as one of leading the agency toward ushering an era of renewed American leadership in space.

  • Jim Bridenstine confirmed as NASA Administrator

    Jason RhianApril 19th, 2018

    Representative Jim Bridenstine, after some 15 months of waiting, has been confirmed as NASA's 13th administrator. The long-delayed approval was made on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The selection of NASA's new leader comes after much political wrangling and controversy.