Tag: Artemis

NASA’s 1st SLS Core Stage Arrives by Barge at Kennedy Space Center after Tow Past Recovered SpaceX Crew-2 Booster: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  The maiden core stage of NASA’s mammoth Space Launch System (SLS) mega rocket set to launch on the history making Artemis 1 mission to deliver NASA’s Orion deep space human rated capsule to the Moon has safely arrived by barge at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida late Tuesday afternoon, April

President Biden Proposes $24.7 Billion Budget for NASA for FY 2022

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  President Biden is proposing a $24.7 Billion Budget for NASA in Fiscal Year 2022 in newly released initial funding documents from the Biden Administration. This FY 2022 NASA discretionary budget spending proposal amounts to a significant 6.3% increase over the enacted budget for 2021 amounting to $1.5 Billion and thereby indicates strong support for NASA programs

Biden White House Backs NASA’s Project Artemis Human Moon Landing Goal

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  The Biden White House backed NASA’s Project Artemis goal of landing humans on the Moon  in a recent briefing by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki in the most detailed comments about the new Administrations strategy regarding space exploration – although few details or timelines were specified. NASA’s current goal of landing

Biden White House Requests Apollo Moon Rock Display in Oval Office Supporting NASA Artemis Exploration on Inauguration Day

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  At the request of the new incoming Biden White House a 3.9 Billion Year Old NASA Apollo Moon Rock is now on display in the Oval Office as of Inauguration Day Jan. 20, 2021 and confirms the powerful support of President Biden “for America’s current Moon to Mars exploration approach” – namely

NASA Announces 18 Artemis Astronauts for Initial Moon Missions

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  After a long wait and numerous inquiries NASA is closing out 2020 with the exciting announcement of the first 18 astronauts named to formed to the core of NASA’s Artemis Team that will “help pave the way for the next astronaut missions on and around the Moon as part of the Artemis program.” The Artemis