After the historic Insight Touchdown on Mars, NASA is now set to focus on a mission by announcing new partnerships with American companies, It. Site agency said. Working with US It. Companies are the next step in achieving long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and Mars, NASA said in a statement on Tuesday.
"We are announcing new compartment partnerships with American companies, the US has returned to the surface of the moon, and we think it's quicker than you think!" Jim Bridenstine, NASA Administrator, tweeted.
The agency will reveal details about being prepared to return to the moon at a press conference on Thursday afternoon. NASA will announce the names of future partners chosen to send astronauts to the moon for the first time in nearly five years. Known as the "Moon to Mars" project, NASA will lead an innovative and sustainable exploration of the moon together with business and international partners. The initiative falls under the Space Policy Directive 1, signed by the US. It. President Donald Trump in December 2017.
"The signator I am signing today will refocus America's program on human exploration and discovery. It is a first step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972, for long-term exploration and Use, "Trump said. "This time, we will not only plant our flag and leave our living questions – we will establish a cause for an eventual mission to Mars, and maybe someday, worlds beyond."