Marshall Space Flight Center to lead Artemis program’s lunar lander development


TONIGHT, JOEL EISENBAUM, KPRC
CHANNEL 2 NEWS. CHANNEL 2 NEWS.
>>PRICEY LESSON, JOEL, THANK>>PRICEY LESSON, JOEL, THANK
YOU. YOU.
LAST MONTH, WE WERE CELEBRATING LAST MONTH, WE WERE CELEBRATING
THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF MAN’S THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF MAN’S
FIRST STEPS ON THE NOON AND FIRST STEPS ON THE NOON AND
TODAY A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT WAS TODAY A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT WAS
MADE IN THE MISSION TO RETURN TO MADE IN THE MISSION TO RETURN TO
THE LUNAR SURFACE BY 2024. THE LUNAR SURFACE BY 2024.
>>NASA ADMINISTRATOR ANNOUNCED>>NASA ADMINISTRATOR ANNOUNCED
THE NEWS AT MARSHALL SPACEFLIGHT THE NEWS AT MARSHALL SPACEFLIGHT
CENTER IN ALABAMA. CENTER IN ALABAMA.
ROSE-ANN ARAGON JOINS US LIVE ROSE-ANN ARAGON JOINS US LIVE
WITH THE ARTEMUS UPDATE. WITH THE ARTEMUS UPDATE.
ROSE-ANN? ROSE-ANN?
>>Reporter: BIG NEWS OUT OF>>Reporter: BIG NEWS OUT OF
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA, ALSO KNOWN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA, ALSO KNOWN
AS ROCKET CITY. AS ROCKET CITY.
NASA HAS CHOSEN THE MARSHALL NASA HAS CHOSEN THE MARSHALL
SPACEFLIGHT CENTER TO LEAD AND SPACEFLIGHT CENTER TO LEAD AND
DEVELOP THE LUNAR LANDER PORTION DEVELOP THE LUNAR LANDER PORTION
OF THIS MISSION. OF THIS MISSION.
NOW THIS COMES AFTER SEVERAL NOW THIS COMES AFTER SEVERAL
TEXAS LAWMAKERS HAD PASSIONATELY TEXAS LAWMAKERS HAD PASSIONATELY
ASKED NASA’S ADMINISTRATOR, JIM ASKED NASA’S ADMINISTRATOR, JIM
BRIDENSTINE, TO RECONSIDER, BRIDENSTINE, TO RECONSIDER,
SAYING IT IS THE JOHNSON SPACE SAYING IT IS THE JOHNSON SPACE
CENTER THAT IS THE CENTER FOR CENTER THAT IS THE CENTER FOR
MANNED SPACEFLIGHT EXPLORATION. MANNED SPACEFLIGHT EXPLORATION.
IN FRONT OF A GIANT ROCKET IN FRONT OF A GIANT ROCKET
HYDROGEN TANK IN HUNTSVILLE, HYDROGEN TANK IN HUNTSVILLE,
ALABAMA, A HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ALABAMA, A HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT
FROM NASA FOR ARTEMUS, THE FROM NASA FOR ARTEMUS, THE
MISSION TO GO TO THE NOON AND MISSION TO GO TO THE NOON AND
THEN MARS. THEN MARS.
>>THE SPACE LAUNCH SYSTEM IS>>THE SPACE LAUNCH SYSTEM IS
THE WORLD’S MOST POUCH LAUNCH THE WORLD’S MOST POUCH LAUNCH
VEHICLE EVER DEVELOPED. VEHICLE EVER DEVELOPED.
THE ROCKET WOULD LUNCHTIME THE THE ROCKET WOULD LUNCHTIME THE
ORION CAPSULE TO GATE WAIRKS A ORION CAPSULE TO GATE WAIRKS A
SMALL STATIONED IN ORBIT AROUND SMALL STATIONED IN ORBIT AROUND
THE MOON. THE MOON.
FROM THERE, ASTRONAUTS WOULD FROM THERE, ASTRONAUTS WOULD
TRANSFER TO A LANDING SYSTEM TRANSFER TO A LANDING SYSTEM
WHICH WOULD TAKE THE FIRST WOMAN WHICH WOULD TAKE THE FIRST WOMAN
AND NEXT MAN TO THE SOUTH POLE AND NEXT MAN TO THE SOUTH POLE
OF THE MOON. OF THE MOON.
>>THAT LANDING SYSTEM IS GOING>>THAT LANDING SYSTEM IS GOING
TO BE LEFT OUT OF THE MARSHALL TO BE LEFT OUT OF THE MARSHALL
SPACEFLIGHT CENTER RIGHT HERE IN SPACEFLIGHT CENTER RIGHT HERE IN
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA. HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA.
>>Reporter: THE PLACE WHERE>>Reporter: THE PLACE WHERE
THE HISTORIC SATURN 5 WAS MADE, THE HISTORIC SATURN 5 WAS MADE,
AN AREA WHICH BRIDENSTINE HAS AN AREA WHICH BRIDENSTINE HAS
THE BEST EXPERTISE ON THE BEST EXPERTISE ON
PROPULSION, A KEY FACTOR IN PROPULSION, A KEY FACTOR IN
HAVING THE LANDER FERRY FROM THE HAVING THE LANDER FERRY FROM THE
LUNAR SURFACE TO THE GATEWAY LUNAR SURFACE TO THE GATEWAY
SUSTAINABLY. SUSTAINABLY.
THE PROJECT REQUIRES A TRANSFER THE PROJECT REQUIRES A TRANSFER
MODULE, A LANDER, AND AN ASCENT MODULE, A LANDER, AND AN ASCENT
MODULE. MODULE.
>>THAT’S THREE ELEMENTS.>>THAT’S THREE ELEMENTS.
TWO OF THOSE ELEMENTS ARE HIGHLY TWO OF THOSE ELEMENTS ARE HIGHLY
FOCUSED ON PROPULSION. FOCUSED ON PROPULSION.
>>Reporter: NOTICEABLY ABSENT,>>Reporter: NOTICEABLY ABSENT,
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE BRIAN BABIN U.S. REPRESENTATIVE BRIAN BABIN
FROM TEXAS. FROM TEXAS.
LEADERS SAY THIS IS A UNIFIED LEADERS SAY THIS IS A UNIFIED
NASA INITIATIVE. NASA INITIATIVE.
>>YOU LET JSC WORK THE CREW>>YOU LET JSC WORK THE CREW
MODULE, YOU LET MARSHALL LEAD IN MODULE, YOU LET MARSHALL LEAD IN
THE PROPULSION AREAS, AND THEN THE PROPULSION AREAS, AND THEN
YOU LET GLEN LEAD IN THE POWER YOU LET GLEN LEAD IN THE POWER
SYSTEMS. SYSTEMS.
YOU LET LANGLEY LEAD. YOU LET LANGLEY LEAD.
>>Reporter: LEADING THE HUMAN>>Reporter: LEADING THE HUMAN
LANDING SYSTEM PROGRAM IS LANDING SYSTEM PROGRAM IS
HUNTSVILLE NATIVE AND ENGINEER, HUNTSVILLE NATIVE AND ENGINEER,
DR. LISA WATSON MORGAN. DR. LISA WATSON MORGAN.
EVERY NASA SPACE CENTER WILL BE EVERY NASA SPACE CENTER WILL BE
INVOLVED. INVOLVED.
A 366 JOBS, 87 WILL BE AT THE A 366 JOBS, 87 WILL BE AT THE
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER. JOHNSON SPACE CENTER.
>>SO WE LOVE THE WORK JOHNSON>>SO WE LOVE THE WORK JOHNSON
DOES AND CERTAINLY WE LOVE THE DOES AND CERTAINLY WE LOVE THE
HISTORY OF JOHNSON AS WELL. HISTORY OF JOHNSON AS WELL.
>>Reporter: BUT TEXAS>>Reporter: BUT TEXAS
CONGRESSMAN DIDN’T SEE IT THAT CONGRESSMAN DIDN’T SEE IT THAT
WAY. WAY.
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE BRIAN BABIN, U.S. REPRESENTATIVE BRIAN BABIN,
SENATOR TED CRUZ AND SENATOR SENATOR TED CRUZ AND SENATOR
JOHN CORNYN WROTE A LETTER TO JOHN CORNYN WROTE A LETTER TO
BRIDENSTINE STATING WHILE THE BRIDENSTINE STATING WHILE THE
MARSHALL SPACEFLIGHT CENTER MARSHALL SPACEFLIGHT CENTER
SPECIALIZES IN ROCKETY, IT IS SPECIALIZES IN ROCKETY, IT IS
THE JOHNSON SPACE CENTER WHICH THE JOHNSON SPACE CENTER WHICH
HAS BEEN AND CONTINUES TO BE HAS BEEN AND CONTINUES TO BE
GROUND ZERO FOR HUMAN SPACE GROUND ZERO FOR HUMAN SPACE
EXPLORATION. EXPLORATION.
WE ARE DEEPLY CONCERNED THAT WE ARE DEEPLY CONCERNED THAT
NASA IS NOT ONLY DISREGARDING NASA IS NOT ONLY DISREGARDING
THIS HISTORY, BUT THAT SPLITTING THIS HISTORY, BUT THAT SPLITTING
UP THE WORK ON THE LANDER UP THE WORK ON THE LANDER
BETWEEN TWO DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIC BETWEEN TWO DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIC
LOCATIONS IS AN UNNECESSARY AND LOCATIONS IS AN UNNECESSARY AND
COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE ELEMENT. COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE ELEMENT.
BRIDENSTINE MAINTAINED THAT THIS BRIDENSTINE MAINTAINED THAT THIS
WAS INTENTIONAL, THAT HE AIMS TO WAS INTENTIONAL, THAT HE AIMS TO
HAVE EVERY ONE OF THE CENTERS

1 thought on “Marshall Space Flight Center to lead Artemis program’s lunar lander development

  1. Any material should be resistant to over 2000 degrees heat in order to pass the doom all this spaceship are made with steel i wish the devil can just stop insulting humanity intelligence with all this fake landing on the moon and God knows what else

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