"This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint", Trump said at a White House ceremony.
The directive, released later in the day, changes a single paragraph in an 18-page memo former President Barack Obama issued in 2010.
Trump's announcement essentially revives goals that former President George W. Bush announced in 2004. But he set no deadlines for the missions. The policy halts NASA's current work to send astronauts to an asteroid.
It isn't unusual for recent presidents to scale back their predecessors' ambitions for space exploration.
"[The move] marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the Moon for the first time since 1972 for long-time exploration", he said.
Constellation was projected to cost $100 billion, and aimed to get boots on the Moon's surface by the late 2020s.
Trump's plans, which are a part of the Space Policy Directive 1, intend to prioritise the exploration of space, something he has been stressing on for a while now.
"And by your action today - with this clear vision [of] returning Americans to the moon, preparing to lead to Mars and beyond - you are ensuring, Mr. President, that America will lead in space in the future and for generations to come".
Why Irish border deal is crucial to Brexit Theresa May brought new proposals on the financial settlement, the Northern Irish border and the European Court of Justice. May said that "on a couple of issues some differences do remain which require further negotiation and consultation".
"I don't think simply an order to Nasa is going to do anything unless it is accompanied by a notable increase of Nasa's budget, and by notable I mean a doubling or a tripling or a quadrupling of Nasa's budget", Caceres said. During the program's span, the five shuttles flew 135 missions.
Robert Lightfoot, NASA's acting administrator, said he thinks the new directive could provide "a sense of urgency" to NASA's spaceflight pursuits.
One of NASA's biggest barriers to space exploration right now is the lack of transportation.
When the US retired the space shuttle program in 2011, NASA turned to private industry to fill in the gap when it comes to human space flight.
In the meantime, Americans are still relying on the Russians for rides to the International Space Station.
No human has been on the Moon since Apollo 17 in December 1972. The president said that the United States eventually aims to reach Mars and many other "worlds".
The new heavy-lift rocket that NASA is developing for deep-space missions - known as the Space Launch System - could serve as a core component of a moon trip.
Rooney converted the penalty easily and Klopp's anger boiled over post-match in a heated interview with a Sky Sports reporter. For all these games I really think if we have the quality in the squad that we have we have to use it.
We aren't sure if the heroes will have their special abilities but if they do you'll be in for a treat. First, you'll see King Kong on top of a skyscraper swatting away the planes that are circling him.
New Zealand are looking to wrap up a 2-0 sweep of the two-test series after an innings victory at the Basin Reserve last week. The 24-year old became the only player in the Test history to be out hit-wicket twice in his first two matches.
Developers can advertise their apps well ahead of time and the customers too can buy one if they like in the nick of time. In order for pre-orders to be available, users must be running iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, or macOS 10.13.2 or later.
It said similar and simultaneous protests also were held Sunday in at least 10 provincial capitals and cities across Indonesia. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the guard sustained a serious wound to his upper body and the attacker was apprehended.
Voted the sexiest Asian woman for the fifth time, she just had to thank her parents for passing on the '"sexiest" genes. But who knows! For now, the fans have proven that they clearly adore Deepika much more than Priyanka Chopra!
Xbox said that these will be the only in-game items available to purchase during PUBG's Game Preview period - so no loot crates. These aren't the only fun places to visit, of course, but you will have to discover the rest of them on your own.
Although it is relatively early in this flu season, influenza activity in SC at this point has been higher than normal. Remember: The flu is contagious so you will be helping others as well as yourself.
Olympic gymnasts was sentenced Thursday to 60 years in federal prison for possessing thousands of images of child pornography. A former elite sports doctor whose sexual assault cases have rocked Michigan State University and the group that trains U.S.
Amazon hasn't enabled Google Cast support for its Prime Video service, giving it a unique selling point for its Fire TV stick. The latest standoff between Google and Amazon was ridiculed by a trade association of high-speed internet providers.
Cameron , who is producing the film, has said that the film will be the "spine story" of the first four installments of the manga. Well, we'll say this for Alita: Battle Angel: We don't think we've seen a heroine look quite like this before.
The Turkish government said the expected USA move risked igniting a "fire" in the Middle East and would prove a "great disaster". The call with the pontiff was made at Abbas' initiative, the Associated Press reported , citing Vatican officials.
Apparently, there is a bug in iOS 11 .1.2 that is causing iPhones to crash if third-party apps use recurring notifications . It seems like the new operating system takes care of another annoying issue which caused Siri to bug out at times.
Poroshenko rewarded Saakashvili for his efforts by appointing him governor of the important Black Sea region of Odessa in 2015. According to her, Lithuania also supports the requirement to create an anti-corruption court in Ukraine.
The ability to identify a song from within Apple Music or iTunes would make listening an even more seamless experience for users. But the company has had to adapt to the rise of streaming services - including Apple's own Apple Music .
His connections throughout the Lone Star State could prove to be a big boost for Arkansas in recruiting. Bielema held a record of 29-34 for the Razorbacks and ended the 2017 season just 1-7 in the SEC West.
By early Tuesday afternoon, the blaze dubbed the Thomas Fire had burned 50,000 acres in Ventura County, northwest of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Police Department has ordered the evacuation of homes along Casiano Road, Moraga Drive and Linda Flora Drive.
For most of airlines' history, its financial performance has not matched the value that it creates, he told journalists. IATA noted that labour costs are now a larger expense item than fuel, comprising 30.9% of costs in 2018.
A supermoon is a full moon that is at or near (90 percent of) its closest point in its orbit around Earth (perigee). The final supermoon of 2018 will occur just a few weeks later, on January 31, with extra superlatives.
According to multiple reports, Ohtani is in Los Angeles and has scheduled meetings with team executives. MLB.com's Bryan Hoch was on-site to get direct word from Yankees GM Brian Cashman and, uh, The Grinch.
The players expressed excitement about Nebraska's future under Frost, and he shared those same feelings about his new team. The school is looking to replace Scott Frost , who Saturday accepted the coaching job at Nebraska, his alma mater.
It's unclear if the messages continued after Trump became president and after Mueller was appointed as special counsel in May. On Twitter, the president contends that Flynn's actions during the transition following the 2016 election "were lawful".