• NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and The Hill's Krystal Ball discuss the Moon

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Talks Moon Exploration.

    NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Artfully Shifts Message While Still Keeping Moon in the Agency’s Sights In an interview with The Hill‘s Krystal Ball, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine talked Friday about what makes the Artemis mission so important. Despite the recent contradictory Trump Twitter-tantrum...

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  • NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said that the estimate doesn’t include what has already been spent on the project.(AUBREY GEMIGNANI/NASA VIA AP)

    Space Exploration, Politics: The Struggle Is Real

    Imagine You’re Jim Bridenstine… …You’ve had a mixed bag the last couple of years. You got this “great new job” running NASA – even though you didn’t even really believe in science at the time – because your party’s nominee,...

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  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft at the water-rich asteroid Bennu. The craft aims to return a sample of the space rock to Earth for further study. Credit: NASA, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory University of Arizona and Lockheed Martin 2

    Space Law: Low Earth Orbit is the New Wild West

    Our Current Laws Regarding Space Are Terribly Out of Date I wrote earlier today about Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and their plans for space exploration. We’ve discussed anti-satellite missiles on this site as well. I’ve even lampooned President Trump Beeblebrox...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Emmanuel Marcon and other French officials announcing the creation of a French Space Force.

    Viva La French Space Force?

    Marcon Plans New Military Command and Renaming of France’s Air Force France isn’t the first or only country to make wine – they just make wine better than most. They’re not the first or only country to make pastries and...

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  • Mike Pence announcing the updated timeline for the lunar outpost.

    NASA Leadership for Human Exploration Suddenly Changed

    The Trump Administration’s Moon Deadline Seems to be Why I wrote a few weeks ago about Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement that he was cutting the timeline for NASA’s lunar outpost.  In response to the VP’s declaration NASA Leadership at...

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  • Comic Space Force patch showing two hands holding a phallic shaped rocket 3

    Do We Really Need A Space Force?

    Hint: No. We Don’t, and Here’s Why. I could go on here about hippie-dippie reasons like the fact that we should be de-escalating global weaponization. So, too, could I go on about how weaponizing space sets a dangerous precedent. Still...

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