News & Events

EVERY DAY PEOPLE AROUND THE COUNTRY AND GLOBE
ARE PERFECTING TECHNOLOGIES AND EXPANDING CAPABILITIES
TO MAKE INTERPLANETARY SPACE TRAVEL POSSIBLE.

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

March 24th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A new Space Launch System first stage engine controller is ground qualified for Exploration Mission-1, a late 2018 test flight. Students join a project to develop a space suit for human Mars exploration.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 22nd, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… President Trump’s signing of the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 includes statements supporting a revived National Space Council led by Vice President Pence.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 21st, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… President Trump expected to sign the NASA transition authorization act Tuesday morning which reinforces a focus on the human exploration of deep space and Mars.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 20th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Youth STEM advocate Abby Harrison leads nonprofit Mars Generation, plans future as deep space explorer.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 17th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, formally released on Thursday, supports NASA’s long term human Mars exploration goals. But cuts in some areas of NASA, including Earth science, education and a planetary science mission to reach Jupiter’s moon Europa with a lander, are stirring debate.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 16th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Trump administration’s first federal budget supports continued development of NASA’s Space Launch System and Orion capsule, both cornerstones of future U.S. human deep space exploration, and advances public/private partnerships.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 15th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Lockheed Martin outlines a three-year mission that could have
astronauts living and working in orbit around Mars in just over a decade.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

March 14th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Bill Nye, the Planetary Society’s CEO, urges the Trump White House to maintain a focus on the human exploration of Mars.

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