NASA CEO Jim Brydenstein: The first man on Mars is likely to be a woman

Bridenstine did not elaborate on why NASA is more likely to sendto Mars and the Moon a woman, not

man, as this was the answer to a question posted on Twitter fromAccording to the rules of the program, the answers to such questions arein a blitz format, so Bridenstine had only 30 seconds to respond.

The NASA director added: the mission to the moon is being prepared so thoroughly that the agency plans to build a large colony on the satellite in the coming years.

We are no longer going to leave flags and footprints.on the moon and go back there for another 50 years. This time we will stay there, so we need commercial international partners, we need missiles that could be used many times, like any element necessary to create such an infrastructure.

NASA CEO Jim Brydenstein

Sidebar

It is planned that two women will immediately go into outer space in 2019 - American astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Cook. Previously, a maximum of one woman went out into space for a year.