Vice President Mike Pence Says U.S. Plans To Return Astronauts to the Moon In Next 5 Years
By Space Coast Daily // March 26, 2019
National Space Council holds 5th Meeting
ABOVE VIDEO: NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council.
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA – Today’s fifth meeting of the National Space Council focused on the Trump Administration’s Moon, Mars and beyond plans.
“It is the stated policy of this Administration and the United States of America to return astronauts to the Moon within the next five years,” said Vice President Mike Pence during today’s National Space Council meeting.
The meeting included a report out from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who said he was confident we can have the first Space Launch System liftoff in 2020 and fly the Orion crew capsule around the Moon.
The meeting also included reports from various other council members, two expert panels on human space exploration, and council discussion.
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