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 is the 52nd anniversary of Ranger 8’s launch

Our second lunar impactor paved the way for the first manned landing on the moon just four years later.


Today’s Deep Space Extra for Friday, February 17, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Experts favor a return to the moon with human explorers in testimony before a U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing on Thursday. Human Deep Space Exploration Moon is star of congressional hearing on NASA’s future USA Today (2/16): The U.S. should return human explorers to the moon’s surface, […]

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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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