NEWS & EVENTS
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Impact and results of U.S. Congressional Mid Term elections continues to unfold. FAA grants a space launch license to the Cape Canaveral Shuttle Spaceport Landing Facility on Florida’s Space Coast.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Assessments of this week’s Congressional mid-term election outcome on U.S. space policy gets underway. Japan’s seventh re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) draws to a close.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The first European Space Agency (ESA) service module for NASA’s Orion crew capsule reached NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Tuesday. Tuesday’s U.S. mid-term congressional elections will bring changes to House and Senate committees responsible for NASA funding and space policy making.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The outcome of Tuesday’s U.S. Congressional elections could alter the makeup of the House and Senate panels responsible for NASA appropriations and policy. Might Ceres lure justify a Dawn II mission? With NASA’s Mars bound InSight lander, it’s all about the underground.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) Orion Capsule will receive its European service module this week, a milestone in efforts to prepare the spacecraft and the Space Launch System (SLS) for their inaugural joint test flight, an mission that will send Orion and the service module around the Moon and back to Earth without crew.