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NASA Announces Cost Of Return To Moon

(CNN) - Consider it a short-term investment. That's what the head of NASA says about the price-tag to get the U.S. back to the moon. NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said Thursday a successful mission to the moon will cost…

NASA Picks 3 Moon Landing Services For Artemis Program

(CNN) - NASA is not the only one going to the moon. It has given three companies the okay to head to space as well. The space agency has selected the companies to provide commercial moon landing services. They…

NASA Plans To Land Woman On Moon By 2024

(CNN) - U.S. space agency NASA will get an additional $1.6 billion in its $21 billion budget if president Donald Trump has his way. NASA says it wants to use that money to fund the new Artemis program, which…

NASA: Shrinking Moon May Be Causing Moonquakes

(CNN) - The moon is slimming down and possibly shaking. NASA reports the moon has lost 150-feet over the last several hundred million years. Scientists say its interior is cooling. As the moon shrinks, its crust wrinkles and breaks.…

Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit To Go Back On Display

(CNN) - The Smithsonian is dusting off a rarely seen piece of NASA history for public display. The spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the Apollo 11 mission will be shown off this summer at the Smithsonian's National Air and…

NASA: 2019 Arctic Sea Ice Winter Extent Is 7Th Lowest

(CNN) - The growth rate of the sea ice in the Arctic is apparently shrinking. The ice usually thickens and expands during the fall and winter months. Scientists report, at its peak this year the ice grew to be…

Moon Samples To Be Tested After 50 Years

(CNN) - After sitting untouched in storage for nearly 50 years, lunar samples collected during the final three Apollo missions are going to be studied. NASA says the samples from Apollo 15, 16, and 17 have never been exposed…

NASA's Insight on Track for Monday Mars Landing

(CNN) - NASA's insight is making its final descent towards Mars. The spacecraft is expected to land on the surface of the red planet Monday. Insight is the first mission to study the deep interior of Mars. It launched…

NASA: Astronaut's DNA No Longer Matches his Twin

(CNN) - Pending a year in space not only changes your outlook; it could change some of your genes. NASA has learned astronaut Scott Kelly and his identical twin, astronaut Mark Kelly are no longer genetically the same. This was…