NASA takes $1.6 bn from Donald Trump to send the first woman to Moon by 2024

Until now, only 12 humans have walked on the Moon, but never a woman.

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WASHINGTON [USA]: It probably took NASA additional funds by President Donald Trump to plan on sending a woman to the Moon. Until now, only 12 humans - all American male astronauts, have walked on the Moon, but never a woman.

According to CNN, NASA is planning to send the first woman ever and the first man in nearly five decades to the lunar surface by 2024. The announcement follows after Trump added USD 1.6 billion to NASA's budget to return to space exploration.

Trump has reportedly challenged NASA to land at the south pole of Moon by 2024. NASA has revealed that its new mission will be called Artemis - named after the Greek goddess of the moon.

From 'Armageddon' To 'Interstellar', Some Inspiration For Elon Musk’s New Space Suit
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With Elon Musk recently unveiling the first image of a new space suit developed by SpaceX, here's a look at some of the iconic space suits from famous movies. Musk might as well take some notes.
With Elon Musk recently unveiling the first image of a new space suit developed by SpaceX, here's a look at some of the iconic space suits from famous movies. Musk might as well take some notes.
The space suit that helped Mark Watney survive Mars was the result of the filmmaker's collaboration with NASA to design the costume. While it was quite close to the real deal, the movie suits are slimmed-down and less puffy. Director Ridley Scott also reportedly liked the idea of using orange in the suits, given the reddish-orange hue of Mars.
The space suit that helped Mark Watney survive Mars was the result of the filmmaker's collaboration with NASA to design the costume. While it was quite close to the real deal, the movie suits are sli..
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The 1998 science fiction film actually used realistic suits when the characters were training in a dive tank at NASA. They were later seen in NASA's Advanced Crew Escape Suit during the launch. However, the suits they wore while on the asteroid are fictional - designed for ground missions, carrying thrusters to keep spacemen grounded in a low-gravity environment.
The 1998 science fiction film actually used realistic suits when the characters were training in a dive tank at NASA. They were later seen in NASA's Advanced Crew Escape Suit during the launch. Howev..
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Cooper and his team of astronauts explored the deep space and unknown worlds wearing space suits that ook plausible and realistic. The suits have forearm-mounted thrusters which help astronauts brake when jumping off planetary cliffs. However, the suits don't feature any tank large enough to store a reasonable amount of compressed gas that is used in the thrusters.
Cooper and his team of astronauts explored the deep space and unknown worlds wearing space suits that ook plausible and realistic. The suits have forearm-mounted thrusters which help astronauts brake..
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When Tony Stark joined the Guardians of the Galaxy, he created a sophisticated armour that could withstand space and all the action up there. This armour is powered by numerous Repulsor Tech cores, like the one once implanted in Stark's chest. It is equipped with a new AI called PEPPER that can take over the suit in case of an emergency. It also has the 'Stark Omniversal Multitasking Software', which allows its user to control other suits of armour located on Earth from light years away.
When Tony Stark joined the Guardians of the Galaxy, he created a sophisticated armour that could withstand space and all the action up there. This armour is powered by numerous Repulsor Tech cores, l..
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Considered as one of the greatest science fiction films, '2001: A Space Odyssey' had astronauts wearing colourful space suits made of a loose, rubbery material that straps to a device on the chest and a helmet with an extended point. Interestingly, the movie space suits resemble the blue spacesuit of astronauts on Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, which combines a retro flare with a modern feel.
Considered as one of the greatest science fiction films, '2001: A Space Odyssey' had astronauts wearing colourful space suits made of a loose, rubbery material that straps to a device on the chest an..
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As mission specialist Ryan Stone struggled to survive a space disaster in 'Gravity', the movie's depiction of space suits and physics of space is probably the closest to reality. The movie does take some liberties though, like Stone could suit up quite easily, and never needed a cooling garment, when in fact real suits like these are more complicated.
As mission specialist Ryan Stone struggled to survive a space disaster in 'Gravity', the movie's depiction of space suits and physics of space is probably the closest to reality. The movie does take ..
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