A panel of leading experts in astrophysics discussed on Monday the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of habitable worlds among the stars. The video is now live here.
Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. New details related to NASA’s 2014 and 2015 budgets suggest Mars Opportunity and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter missions could come to an end. Benefits of spaceflight all around, says record sharing astronaut. Astronomers turn focus to mysteries of black hole event horizon. Tensions in Ukraine raise concerns over U.S. reliance on Russian rocket engines. Weather favorable for Sunday launch of SpaceX Falcon9/Dragon re-supply mission to the International Space Station.
We stand with NASA in remembering our fallen astronauts.
Today’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA’s work on the Space Launch System heavy lift rocket could increase support for a human return to the moon. U.S. space agency compiles advice on proposed Asteroid Redirect Mission, Astronaut Grand Challenge. Medical experts at work on deep space astronaut malaise. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, of Maryland, highlight progress of James Webb Space Telescope. JWST reforms prevented cancellation, says Mikulski, chair of Senate Appropriations Committee. Kepler’s Act 2.
Space exploration is remarkably compelling for most Americans, a challenging pursuit that distinguishes the United States as a global leader, while ensuring a steady stream of innovative technologies that strengthen the economy and, just as importantly, inspiring our youth to dream big.
The Coalition and the NASA Visitor Center Consortium are pleased to announce the winners of the “Why Space Matters to the Future” video contest: Addie Augsburger, Clyzzel Samson, and Elizabeth Paddock. Winners were selected for both their creative demonstrations of the importance of space exploration and their unique visions for the future if the boundaries of space continue to expand.