Deep Space Mission


Your future is here.

America is leading the world in a bold new adventure to ensure the expansion of knowledge, economic growth and a better life for all. Deep space exploration will open new worlds of learning and technological advancement.

NASA is building the capability to take humanity farther into the solar system than we have ever gone before. It is the inevitable next step. This mission is now. Not next year, not in a decade, but today.

Commit yourself, because this is your mission. Deep space will be part of your future.



Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. In late August, a half-dozen experts will start a yearlong Mars mission simulation atop Mauna Loa in Hawaii. European service module development paces the next unpiloted test flight of the NASA/Lockheed Martin Orion capsule. What the Mars One’s […]


The most versatile spacecraft ever made

The versatility of NASA’s Orion spacecraft will be unmatched among any other spacecraft in history. Capable of supporting four astronauts for up to 21 days, Orion will be America’s first truly deep space exploration vehicle. Combined with a service module, Orion will be able to support astronauts on missions to asteroids or even Mars. Carrying […]

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About the Missions

NASA’s mission is to explore what is beyond our Moon, to learn about our galaxy and eventually send humans to places we have never been before. This mission has already begun and we are reaching key developmental milestones every day.

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