In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Interest in NASA’s plans to return to the moon with human explorers is attracting the interest of other nations and scientists as well as those from the private sector. Astronauts from many nations say their time in space has shaped their views of humanity. NASA astronaut Scott Tingle commands a robot in Europe from the International Space Station. European experts narrow their estimates for re-entry of China’s Tiangong-1 space station.
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Gerstenmaier: U.S. leadership in space is “ours to lose” if direction changes too many times
Spacepolicyonline.com (3/5): In remarks before the Space Transportation Association in Washington this week, Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA’s associate administrator of Human Exploration and Operations, characterized the U.S. as in a strong position to lead internationally in the exploration of space, an advantage it could lose if it makes too many changes in direction.
NASA sees strong international interest in lunar exploration plans
Space News (3/6): A global community is interested in joining NASA in human activities around the moon, Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, told a Washington gathering of the Space Transportation Association earlier this week. ”It’s clear the U.S. is ...