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.



The Galileo mission to Jupiter ended 13 years ago this week

Subterranean oceans, oxygen atmospheres, magnetic fields and the hottest volcanoes in the solar system were found by this intrepid explorer.


Today’s Deep Space Extra for Friday, September 23, 2016

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Flexibility in planning will enable NASA to launch human explorers into the solar system, with Mars as the first stop. Human Deep Space Exploration Path to Mars Should Be Flexible, Experts Agree (9/22): In remarks before a recent AIAA gathering in Long Beach, Calif., Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA’s associate administrator […]

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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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