Women are now in charge of NASA’s science missions

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When the next car-sized rover lands on Mars in 2020, the ultimate head of this extraterrestrial endeavor will be physicist Lori Glaze. She’s leads NASA’s Planetary Science Division.’

And she’s not alone. For the first time in history, three of NASA’s four science divisions are now run by women, a milestone announced by NASA on Friday.’

“I am proud to say that for the 1st time in #NASA’s history, women are in charge of 3 out of 4 #NASAScience divisions. They are inspiring the next generation of women to become leaders in space exploration as we move forward to put the 1st woman on the Moon,” NASA’s associate administrator Thomas Zurbuchen tweeted Friday.

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Date: 2019-05-11T19:01:29Z
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Women are now in charge of NASA’s science missions

If NASA is able to fulfill President Trump’s ambitious (and still not funded) directive that the U.S. return to the moon by 2024, NASA has committed that the first women will land on the moon.’

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What’s more, of the latest class of 12 astronauts, almost half, five, are women. Still, a woman has never led the entire space agency, as NASA’s administrator.’

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING ‘ Meet the Women in Charge of NASA’s Science Divisions

(NASA) ‘ For the first time in NASA’s history, women are in charge of three out of four science divisions at the agency. The Earth Science, Heliophysics and Planetary Science divisions now all have women at the helm. Each hails from a different country and brings unique expertise to NASA’s exploration efforts.

‘We have an extraordinary group of women responsible for the success of dozens of NASA space missions and research programs, revealing new insights about our planet, Sun and solar system,’ said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters.

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How NASA is preparing to launch another mission to the moon

The Trump administration wants NASA to get back to the moon by 2024, using any means necessary. But will the money and the commitment be there to support the effort? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien talks to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about technical and political risk, international competition and his broader vision for the agency.

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This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first setting foot on the moon, a moment for the ages.

But ever since the space shuttles were retired, there’s been a renewed debate over what NASA’s mission should be. As it turns out, what’s old is new again. There’s a big push to return to the moon.

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Date: 2019-05-01T18:15:34-04:00
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