Posts tagged: space

'It's our little Trump safe space.' In troubled times, the president's DC hotel is a refuge for his fans

In the lobby of the Trump International Hotel, three blocks from the White House, Suzzanne Monk was wearing a homemade Santa hat embroidered with the words “Make America Great Again.” Tuesday night. A Republican was ahead in Alabama. The crowd was upbeat. She posted a smiling selfie on …

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Trump's Moon Directive Earns Praise from NASA, Others

As he signed the new directive at the White House, surrounded by several astronauts and other dignitaries, the president said that the order would “restore American leadership in space.” Experts across the space industry showed overwhelming support for the new directive, formally known as Space …

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Trump Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon. Will That Really Happen?

Details like that are worth keeping in mind in the wake of President Donald Trump’s just-signed Space Policy Directive, setting NASA on a path to return Americans to the moon and to use it as a training and staging ground for later missions to Mars. In a White House ceremony — with a toy astronaut …

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Trump Announces That the Moon Is Astronauts' Next Destination

“It marks a first step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972, for long-term exploration and use,” Mr. Trump said during a brief ceremony at the White House, where he signed what the White House called Space Policy Directive 1. “This time, we will not only plant our flag …

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Trump vows Americans will return to the moon. The question is how?

Once again, the Trump administration has pledged to restore America’s leadership in space by teaming with the private sector and returning to the moon. Speaking at a White House ceremony Monday, President Trump offered high ambitions but few specifics in signing a new space policy directive that …

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President Trump Directs NASA to Return to the Moon, Then Aim for Mars

President Trump signed the order during a ceremony in the Oval Office, surrounded by members of the recently re-established National Space Council, or NSC (which provides recommendations to the president on space policy), as well as active NASA astronauts Christina Hammock Koch and Peggy …

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Trump wants NASA to send astronauts to the Moon — but how exactly?

President Donald Trump is officially directing NASA to send astronauts back to the Moon, as a pit stop to eventually send people to Mars. The move is part of a new order, Space Policy Directive-1, which Trump signed today during a very brief ceremony at the White House. The directive is meant to …

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President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon

President Trump has formally told NASA to send U.S. astronauts back to the moon. From a report: “The directive I’m signing today will refocus America’s space program on human exploration and discovery,” he said. Standing at the president’s side as he signed “Space Policy Directive 1” on Monday was …

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President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon

Many see the moon as the best stepping stone, including Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., who is Trump’s pick to head NASA. The general moon-first approach being taken by the Trump administration was clearly articulated by Vice President Pence at a meeting of the National Space Council in October.

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President Trump Signing Order to Send Americans Back to the Moon

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign a directive aimed at sending Americans back to the moon and eventually to Mars, the White House said. Trump will sign “Space Policy Directive 1” that orders NASA “to lead an innovative space exploration program to send American …

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Trump to send astronauts back to the moon — and eventually Mars

Both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have made it clear since the 2016 campaign that they would like to send astronauts back to the moon. During a 2016 campaign event near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Trump pledged to “free NASA from the restriction of serving primarily as a …

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Trump's Scare Tactics on North Korea Scare Us

North Korea’s launch last week of a type of missile that may soon be able to deliver a nuclear warhead to the United States mainland set off the Trump administration on a troubling new trajectory. In the space of a week: □ Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, warned that …

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Is Donald Trump losing control?

Washington (CNN) In the space of last 48 hours, Donald Trump has: Retweeted three anti-Muslim videos from a far-right group based in Britain. Sent two tweets not only using the firing of NBC’s Matt Lauer to bash so-called “fake news” but also to spread innuendo about NBC News head Andy Lack and …

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A true game-changing week for Trump? Only if Democrats keep stroking his ego

In the space of only a few days, Trump made not one but two separate deals with the Democratic leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, …

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The Anatomy of a Trump Twitter Rant: From Scotland Yard to “Chain Migration”

President Donald Trump can be scattershot in his tweets, as seemed to be the case with the range of subjects he chose in the space of a few hours on …

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Trump gives new meaning to the Friday night news dump, enraging his critics

President Trump, in the space of four hours, made official a ban on transgender people serving in the military, pardoned a controversial sheriff …

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Hillary Clinton Calls Trump A Creep

In her new memoir, Clinton described the uncomfortable experience of having her space invaded by the “creepy” Trump during the second …

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Trump's real foreign policy stops at US's borders

In the six months or so since President Trump entered the White House, we’ve spent a lot of time in this space puzzling over the way he sees and …

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Is Trump courting disaster with Sessions feud?

Donald Trump apparently subscribes to the Bill Lumbergh school of management. In the film Office Space, Lumbergh was the obnoxious boss who, …

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Republican Party, Texas, Donald Trump: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

In the space of a few hours, Mr. Trump reluctantly agreed to preserve President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran and failed in his effort to repeal …

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