NASA taps first woman to lead human spaceflight

The US space agency has named a veteran NASA engineer to lead America's return to the moon. She was in charge of the first ever commercial spaceflight last month, when a SpaceX rocket brought two astronauts to the ISS.


NASA chief Jim Bridenstine on Friday announced that Kathy Lueders would become the first female head of human spaceflight as the US space agency sets its eyes on a new mission to the moon.


"Kathy Lueders has been selected to lead NASA's Human Exploration & Operations Mission Directorate," said Bridenstine in a tweet.


"Kathy has successfully managed both the Commercial Crew & Commercial Cargo programs and is the right person to lead HEO as we prepare to send astronauts to the Moon in 2024."

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Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris

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George Floyd: Huge protests against racism held across US

Huge peaceful rallies have taken place across the US against racism and police brutality on the 12th day of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.


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