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.



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Deep Space Extra for Thursday, June 30, 2016

In Today’s Deep Space Extra…This week’s Utah test firing of the Orbital ATK solid rocket motor assigned to NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket makes a powerful impression Human Deep Space Exploration An afternoon with the world’s most powerful rocket booster Motherboard (6/29): Space vets cautioned ahead that Tuesday’s ear shattering ground test of the […]

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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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