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Below you’ll find news and events related to our deep space mission and the progress that will enable us to get there.

Today’s Deep Space Extra

September 22nd, 2017

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.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 21st, 2017

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.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 20th, 2017

In Today’s Extra… NASA’s asteroid bound OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to flyby Earth on Friday. Experts ponder the presence of microbes on Mars.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 19th, 2017

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.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 18th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… New space research sponsored by NASA and the nonprofit Center for the Advancement of Science in Space returned to Earth from the International Space Station early Sunday. Apollo 11’s Columbia command module ready for two year national tour to help mark the historic spaceflight’s 50th anniversary.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 15th, 2017

In Today’s Extra… The U.S. House has approved a 2018 spending increase for NASA. Long-running Cassini mission to Saturn draws to a close.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 14th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Kennedy Space Center remains closed as storm damage assessments continue. NASA educator astronaut Joe Acaba embarked on his third spaceflight this week.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 13th, 2017

In Today’s Extra… The International Space Station resumed six-person operations with the arrival of three U.S. and Russian astronauts launched late Tuesday from Kazakhstan. Hurricane Irma appears to have spared NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station major damage.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 12th, 2017

In Today’s Extra… Post Irma storm damage assessments are underway at NASA and U.S. Air Force launch facilities on Florida’s Space Coast.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

September 11th, 2017

In Today’s Extra… Emergency operations teams watched over Central Florida space launch sites as Hurricane Irma lashed the sunshine state. The White House and Congress have agreed on hurricane relief as well as temporary budget appropriation measures as the start of 2018 fiscal year nears.

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