Industry leaders are quitting from the Presidential Council after President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris Agreement. The leaders, including Elon Musk, believe that climate change is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed.
President Donald Trump, during his congratulatory call to astronaut Peggy Whitson on the ISS, said he wanted to speed up the efforts in order to send humans to Mars sooner. He even asked if the esteemed astronaut is interested in flying to the red planet.
Protesters gathered to fight alternative facts during Earth's day's March for Science protest. They are lobbying against alternative facts that prevent the communication and dissemination of factual data about the environment.
President Donald Trump will congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson via an out-of-this-world phone call. Whitson is the oldest female astronaut to reach the ISS and she became an ISS commander twice.
NASA received a 2018 budget of $19.1 billion, 5 percent lower than last years. The budget will support deep space explorations like the journey to Mars and moon. However, the cut will affect earth sciences programs.