NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Print page

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an astronaut?  We need to keep funding NASA.  It is the government organization that matters most for the future of humanity.

What is NASA?

The acronym “NASA” stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The term Aeronautics comes from the Greek words for “air” and “to sail.”  It was first created in July 1958 during the Cold War as a government agency to win the space race but it has later become the organization that works towards long term space exploration goals and often with the cooperation of many other nations

NASA is led by Administrator Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s 13th administrator. Before joining NASA, Bridenstine served in the U.S. Congress, representing Oklahoma’s First Congressional District, serving on the Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee.  He was also a US Navy pilot.

https://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-history-overview

NASA currently has astronauts orbiting Earth in the International Space Station but there is discussion of exploring further and possibly colonizing both the Moon and Mars.  What do you think our next space priorities should be?

https://www.wired.com/story/try-landing-insight-on-mars-without-exploding/

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Navigate Left
  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    My Grandmother’s Civil Rights Movement

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    The Help

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    Native American Injustice in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    what would Thomas Jefferson say?

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    This is Ugly America; What Can We Learn?

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    Pearl Harbor and 9/11; The detainment of the enemy and issues of Human Rights

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    Gunston Hall

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    Native American Justice

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    Deported to Death

  • NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space

    American Image

    American Women Fighting for Justice

Navigate Right
NASA, Mars and the Possibilities in Space