Mr Pence continued: "It really is wonderful to think that the first woman and the next man on the Moon are among the names we just read, and may be standing in the room right now". All of the astronauts to reach the moon thus far have been men. Nine of the astronauts have never been to space and they include: Kayla Barron , 33, Raja Chari , 43, Matthew Dominick , 39, Warren Hoburg , 35, Jonny Kim , 36, Nicole Mann, 43, Jasmin Moghbeli , 37, Frank Rubio , 44, and Jessica Watkins , 42.
The Richland native appeared with fellow Artemis team member Kjell Lindgren during a virtual Q&A session broadcast by NASA later Wednesday from the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Before coming to NASA, Acaba taught high school science and middle school math and science. Astronaut Megan McArthur, who earned a doctorate in oceanography at UCSD in 2002, is scheduled to fly to space station in 2021.
And at this time of year, it's pretty cold, too. Saturn will appear to the east of Jupiter , and it will appear close to the planet , like some of its moons. NASA also emphasized the importance of this event. However, it will not even be a "Christmas" star then, since the alignment is expected in May, i.e.in sixty years.
Tonight, skywatchers might have another reason to look up because the northern lights (also called the aurora borealis ) could be visible over areas across the northern United States. Even though it will be slightly weaker tonight, MI is still in a good spot to see the Auroras before the geomagnetic storm dissipates completely on Friday.
That leaves at least 67 poor countries with only enough to vaccinate one out of 10 people, unless governments and the pharmaceutical industry take urgent action, the alliance, which includes Amnesty International and Oxfam, warned. While Britain began its vaccination program Tuesday with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and the USA and European Union are racing to approve a series of Western-made vaccines, other governments are looking to use vaccines from China and Russian Federation.
And even though rich nations represent just 14% of the world's population, they have bought up 53% of all the most promising vaccines so far. Canada, for example, has ordered enough vaccines to protect each Canadian five times, it claims.