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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 DeepSpace Extra

October 20th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The second of four core stage rocket engines assigned to NASA’s first Space Launch System (SLS) test flight with astronauts undergoes qualification test. Japanese satellite charts possible moon cave habitat for future human explorers.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 19th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. and Australia sign long-term space cooperation agreement; the sun may electrify Martian moons; and the James Webb telescope budget stays on track.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 18th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A Soyuz capsule suffered a small leak leading to partial depressurization during the return to Earth of three ISS crew members in April. A call from Vice President Mike Pence, chair of the newly re-established National Space Council, to return U.S. astronauts to the moon earlier this month gains traction among companies interested in developing capabilities for use on or near the moon.

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Coalition for Deep Space Exploration Announces Board of Advisors

October 17th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 17, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Dr. Mary Lynne Dittmar, President and CEO of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new 20-member Board of Advisors. The diverse group of highly qualified, professionals with backgrounds in space development, technology, operations, and science hails from industry, academia, government, not-for profit associations and media. Together they will work closely with Dittmar and the Coalition Board of Directors on the strategy, vision, and outreach of the organization.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 17th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion are in the midst of ground processing for Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), a piloted test flight of the deep space mission hardware around the moon and back. Vice President Mike Pence’s call to return to the moon with astronauts has the nation’s space community assessing the opportunities.

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TODAY’S DEEPSPACE EXTRA

October 16th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The benefits of human space exploration include dividends for Earth. NASA begins testing of propellant storage tanks at the Kennedy Space Center for the Space Launch System (SLS) family of rockets.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 13th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA moves close to establishing a new target launch date for the first test flight of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1) will start an uncrewed Orion capsule on a journey around the moon and back to Earth.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 12th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Core stage rocket engines reach milestone in preparation for the first flight of NASA’s Space Launch System, Exploration Mission-1.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 11th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Last week’s meeting of the newly re-established White House National Space Council continues to gather attention over Vice President Mike Pence’s call for a U.S. led effort to return to the moon with human explorers.

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Today’s DeepSpace Extra

October 10th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The inaugural meeting of the re-established White House National Space Council identified ambitious goals across the space community, including a human return to the lunar surface. Now, it’s time for action.

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