Tag: Project Artemis

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

President Biden Nominates former U.S. Senator Bill Nelson as Next NASA Administrator

Former Sen. Bill Nelson nominated by President Biden to serve as the next NASA Administrator. In this file photo Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida welcomes the newly arrived Orion crew capsule at a Kennedy Space Center unveiling ceremony on July 2, 2012 and proclaims Mars is NASA’s long term goal for human exploration. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com/SpaceUpClose.comFor SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE

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

NASA’s SOFIA Observatory Discovers Water Molecules on Sunlit Surface of Moon Aiding Artemis

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Scientists utilizing NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) airborne telescope observatory have made the first ever unambiguous discovery of water molecules on the sunlit surface of Earth’s Moon – centered at Clavius crater  in the Moon’s southern hemisphere.  These results could potentially aid  NASA’s Project Artemis plans for human lunar landings. This

‘Destination Space: Boots on the Moon’ – IN FOCUS Spectrum TV News interview with Ken Kremer

SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM ORLANDO, FL – NASA’s Project Artemis plans for a human return to the Moon was the topic of ‘Destination Space: Boots on the Moon’ – featured on the ‘IN FOCUS’ TV News interview program shown on Spectrum News Channel 13 in Florida – for which I was interviewed representing Space UpClose along with Mark Bontrager representing Space