Jim Bridenstine Stories November 18

The Office of Inspector General has published a 52-page report that lays out seven critical challenges pressing NASA in 2020. From cybersecurity risks to outdated infrastructure, the OIG report describes top management and performance opportunities. Also included is a four-page response from the current NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

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Jim Bridenstine Stories November 17

On the heels of a successful arrival and docking of SpaceX’s Crew 1 mission to the International Space Station, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine and associate administrator of the Human Exploration Mission Directorate Kathy Lueders spoke at the ASCEND industry conference about what they think the future of low-Earth orbit, the Moon, and Mars will be like.

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Jim Bridenstine Stories September 10

Sending the first woman and next man to the Moon isn’t the only lunar goal NASA has for 2024. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced today that the space agency is seeking a commercial company capable of collecting moon rocks for NASA to purchase.

The interesting twist is that the company or companies awarded contracts won’t be required to bring the Moon rocks back to Earth. The objective is simply to demonstrate commerce on the Moon as a concept toward building a sustainable presence on the lunar surface and beyond.

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Jim Bridenstine Stories July 23

Ground Control to Major Tom: NASA and SpaceX shooting film in space with Tom Cruise

Update July 23: Variety reports new details including a $200 million budget, the use of SpaceX’s Dragon Crew capsule, and Universal expected to back the film. Original story from May below:

Jim Bridenstine Stories February 26

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is one name among many space industry heavy hitters that will be present at the inaugural ASCEND space economy event in Las Vegas, Nevada, later this year.

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Jim Bridenstine Stories February 19

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Vice President Mike Pence are speaking to NASA employees at Langley Research Center about National Space Council Directives, Artemis, and more.

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