NEWS & EVENTS
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Epigenetics is studying how internal and external environmental factors of space flight affect DNA. OSIRIS-REx, NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission, will fly close to the Earth Friday for a gravity assist as part of its seven-year round-trip to Bennu.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s home to the astronaut corps and Mission Control prepared for possible moon pivot. NASA completes welding of liquid oxygen tank for EM-1.
In Today’s Extra… NASA’s asteroid bound OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to flyby Earth on Friday. Experts ponder the presence of microbes on Mars.
In Today’s Extra… Early structural elements of the Orion capsule are coming together. NASA’s newest class of astronauts have a new class name.