It's not just technological limitations that are holding NASA back from getting to Mars and the moon. In a recent interview, NASA head Jim Bridenstine said that political risks in the past kept the space agency from reaching Mars.
Space July 16, 2019
The Artemis program will place two American astronauts on the surface of the moon in 2024. It will cost up to $30 billion, which exceeds NASA's current annual budget.
Space June 14, 2019
After the 35-day government shutdown, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine welcomed back employees at the Washington, DC headquarters. The space agency will take time to recover from the effects of the record-breaking government shutdown.
Space January 30, 2019
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine revealed that he spoke to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and agreed that the tech executive will never smoke pot on camera again. This was in response to the workplace culture and safety review of SpaceX.
Space November 30, 2018
On Monday, NASA celebrated its 60th anniversary with a video highlighting milestones such as the first man on the moon. Jim Bridenstine also addressed the future of the space agency.
Space October 3, 2018
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is reportedly speaking to companies about privatizing the International Space Station. The Trump administration plans to cut funding to ISS by 2025.
Space June 5, 2018
The U.S. space agency has welcomed a new administrator after Senate has approved Rep. Jim Bridenstine’s appointment on April 20. Bridenstine has a controversial stand on climate change.
Space April 20, 2018