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July 16-22, 2018 / Vol 37, No 29 / Hawai`i Island, USA

13 Jul 2018, 19:09 UTC
July 16-22, 2018 / Vol 37, No 29 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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Will NASA Announce Plans to Land the 1st Woman on the Moon During July 20 Space Day Observances?

Space Day, July 20, 2018 marks the 49th Observation of Apollo 11 and the start of the 50th observational year – a highly anticipated and pivotal era for USA to reclaim the greatest advance in human history, follow through on its commitment to return to the Moon, and pioneer a significant first — landing a Woman on the Moon. The December 11, 2017 signing of Space Policy Directive 1 shifted the national space program toward our nearest celestial neighbor, reestablishing support of its value for exploration, ISRU, science, astronomy, international and commercial collaboration, advanced technologies, deep space preparation, and lunar base build-out / sustainable long-term Multi World Species survival. No women and only 12 men have touched the Moon. No women have orbited the Moon. Only 61 women have been to space out of 558 international astronauts. Could USA be the 1st nation to commit to putting the 1st Women on the Moon as soon as reasonably possible? …and pursue its pledge to explore ‘In Peace For All’. There are 13 listed active NASA female astronauts, and 5 candidates from 2017 NASA ...

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