1. NASA shakes up moon program management  Spaceflight Now
  2. Head of NASA’s human exploration program demoted as agency pushes for Moon return  The Verge
  3. Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate  The Washington Post
  4. NASA replaces key administrator amid push to return to moon  CNET
  5. NASA shake-up in new race to the moon  Yahoo News
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NASA shakes up moon program management – Spaceflight Now

The head of NASA’s human exploration program William Gerstenmaier has been replaced within the agency, just months after Vice President Mike Pence challenged NASA to send humans to the Moon within the next five years. The move is the latest in a couple of high-profile executive changes NASA has made in recent months as the agency strives to return humans to the lunar surface.William Gerstenmaier is no longer leading the way

Head of NASA’s human exploration program demoted as agency pushes for Moon return - The Verge

William Gerstenmaier, head of the agency's human exploration office, has been demoted.William Gerstenmaier, head of the agency's human exploration office, has been demoted.

NASA replaces key administrator amid push to return to moon - CNET

As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human ...As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human ...

NASA shake up in new race to the moon - CNA

NASA's directive to put astronauts on the moon has some experts sensing doom for the long-planned Gateway project—here’s why it could be a blessing in disguise.NASA's directive to put astronauts on the moon has some experts sensing doom for the long-planned Gateway project—here’s why it could be a blessing in disguise.

NASA: Lunar 'Gateway' Is Still Our Best Bet for Putting Boots on the Moon

No astronauts will be on board for the Saturday launch, but the capsule could carry crew to the space station later in the year.No astronauts will be on board for the Saturday launch, but the capsule could carry crew to the space station later in the year.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a hearing Tuesday on NASA said that the first person to land on Mars would be an American.Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a hearing Tuesday on NASA said that the first person to land on Mars would be an American.

Cruz: First boot on Mars will be 'an American astronaut' | TheHill

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a hearing Tuesday on NASA said that the first person to land on Mars would be an American.Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at a hearing Tuesday on NASA said that the first person to land on Mars would be an American.

Cruz: First boot on Mars will be 'an American astronaut' | TheHill

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Experts cite benefits, challenges of further space exploration - SpaceNews.com

As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo.As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return h...

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon - Reuters

NASA administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said Canberra should work with the US in their mission to land astronauts on Mars. He said the two countries worked together before and should do so again.NASA administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said Canberra should work with the US in their mission to land astronauts on Mars. He said the two countries worked together before and should do so again.

NASA calls on Australia to help United States on a historic trip to Mars after Apollo moon effort | Daily Mail Online

NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Space Exploration and Operations William Gerstenmaier. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / SpaceFlight InsiderNASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate has undergone a significant change in leadership. According to a tweet posted by Marcia Smith of Space Policy Online, the changes involved two key personnel either being replaced - or relieved.

Report: Major shakeup at NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate - SpaceFlight Insider

Australian resources industry giants such as BHP and Rio Tinto could one day play a crucial role in NASA's Mars mission, building and operating mines on the Moon to extract rocket fuel for interplanetary travel.Australian resources industry giants such as BHP and Rio Tinto could one day play a crucial role in NASA's Mars mission, building and operating mines on the Moon to extract rocket fuel for interplanetary travel.

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Bill Gerstenmaier, the widely respected manager of human spaceflight at NASA HQ, has been replaced in a major shakeup WednesdayBill Gerstenmaier, the widely respected manager of human spaceflight at NASA HQ, has been replaced in a major shakeup Wednesday

NASA moon landing program: Jim Bridenstine​ replaces Bill Gerstenmaier as NASA plans to send astronauts back to the moon - CBS News