WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) joins the nation in mourning the death of Dr. Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr., NASA’s first flight director who served during America’s first crewed spaceflight, orbital flight and spacewalk.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On July 9, Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, president and CEO of The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, testified before Congress at a hearing titled, “NASA Exploration Plans: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going,” held by the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space.
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration welcomes an acceleration of NASA’s plans to return humans to the moon.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. May 15, 2019. Washington, D.C. – The goal of placing American astronauts on the surface by 2024, while establishing a sustainable approach to extend our capabilities at the Moon and beyond, is energizing government, industry and academia.
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration’s Comments on March 26 National Space Council Meeting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. March 26, 2019. Washington, D.C. – The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration applauds Vice President Pence and members of the National Space Council for their leadership in calling for the return of humans to the surface of the Moon at the South Pole by 2024.
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Statement
Following Senate Commerce Hearing with the NASA Administrator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. March 13, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. — This morning at a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, NASA Administrator Bridenstine mentioned that NASA is investigating an alternate approach to flying an Orion crew vehicle and European Service Module (SM) to the Moon by June of 2020.
Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Statement on FY 2020 NASA Budget Request
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. March 12, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request for NASA proposes nearly a half billion dollar cut to agency funding from its current, FY 19 enacted level. While this marks an improvement in the topline budget request from previous years, the request contains significant cuts to most parts of the NASA budget.