June 21, 2021

Twelve-Year-Old to Attend College, Plans to Work at NASA: ‘Dream, Then Accomplish It’

“I always dreamed of being an engineer because throughout my life I liked the building,” she added.Her passion was born when she began building with LEGOS as a four-year-old and told her mother, Daphne McQuarter, she would one day work for the agency. “I’m kind of a nerd for the NASA-sized Legos,” said Wicker, who…

How to Protect NASA From China

It’s a familiar story: China contracts with American companies and then siphons off technology for its own benefit. It must stop.A commonsense measure to protect America’s critical space industry from espionage has pitted a U.S. senator against some of his colleagues.Senator Cory Gardner recently proposed amendments to NASA’s upcoming authorization bill, requiring: 1.) a Government…

Pence To NASA: ‘Space Force Will Be A Reality’

Speaking at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence praised the White House Administration’s new policy in space exploration, promising that the proposed Space Force “will be a reality” and touting the revival of the National Space Council, for which he serves as chairman. “As we speak, the National […]

Barack Obama: Nasa Must Try To Make Muslims ‘Feel Good’

Charles Bolden, a retired United States Marines Corps major-general and former astronaut, said in an interview with al-Jazeera that Nasa was not only a space exploration agency but also an “Earth improvement agency”. Mr Bolden said: “When I became the Nasa administrator, he [Mr Obama] charged me with three things. “One, he wanted me to […]

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