Jim Bridenstine

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Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

27 Oct 2020

Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

While there have been signs of water being present on the moon, NASA's new findings suggest the lunar water isn't just restricted to shadowy areas of Earth's only natural satellite.

How scientists found potential signs of life on 'inhospitable' Venus

15 Sep 2020

How scientists found potential signs of life on 'inhospitable' Venus

Recently, a team of scientists made major headlines for discovering potential signs of life on Venus.

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

02 Aug 2020

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

02 May 2020

SpaceX, Blue Origin set to build NASA's manned Moon lander

By 2024, NASA hopes to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon.

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

01 May 2020

NASA's FDA-approved ventilator will be licensed to manufacturers for free

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use.

NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak

21 Mar 2020

NASA halts work on Moon mission, due to coronavirus outbreak

After hitting the big tech companies, the novel coronavirus disease has deterred NASA from moving ahead with its mission to the Moon.

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

20 Jan 2020

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.

How Mars could become a livable planet one day

24 Jul 2019

How Mars could become a livable planet one day

From tech mogul Elon Musk to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, everyone hopes to make humans an interplanetary species.

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

29 Jun 2019

Apparently, debris from India's anti-satellite missile is still orbiting Earth

Back in March, India reaffirmed its position as a space power by demonstrating the ability to destroy a satellite in low-Earth orbit.

NASA heading to Saturn's largest moon in search for life

28 Jun 2019

NASA heading to Saturn's largest moon in search for life

NASA has confirmed Saturn's largest moon, Titan, as the next destination in its quest to find signs of primordial/extant life.

India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

02 Apr 2019

India's #ASATMissile test 'terrible thing'; created 400 debris pieces: NASA

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine termed India's destruction of its own satellite as part of ASAT missile test under Mission Shakti a "terrible thing".

Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

12 Feb 2019

Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

Hard work and determination never ditch you, and stories on a similar theme rarely fail to inspire us.

NASA releases first detailed images of faraway 'world', Ultima Thule

03 Jan 2019

NASA releases first detailed images of faraway 'world', Ultima Thule

2019 seems to have started on a high note for NASA.

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

07 Oct 2018

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

After several delays, Elon Musk's SpaceX will carry out its first human spaceflight in June 2019 by sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on board one of its rockets, confirmed NASA.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.