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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 for Friday, October 23, 2015

October 23rd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket has completed the Critical Design Review phase, a major milestone in its assigned mission to start humans on new voyages of deep space exploration. An editorial urges the U.S. to reach […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Thursday, October 22, 2015

October 22nd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Presidential politics revive talk in the U.S. of a human lunar base. Underwater habitats prepare astronauts for low gravity, spacecraft confinement and isolation. NASA’s Asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, transitions from spacecraft assembly to ground testing ahead […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, October 21, 2015

October 21st, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Advanced propulsion will be a crucial part of reaching Mars with humans. A model of a time traveling DeLorean from the movie Back to the Future II, with Lockheed Martin’s help, accompanied the Orion capsule during a successful Dec. 5, […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Tuesday, October 20, 2015

October 20th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. President Obama hosted students at Monday’s “Astronomy Night” at the White House, suggesting some of them may have the opportunity to explore Mars. Russia welcomes Europe’s interest in a human lunar base. Suspicions and legal obstacles block […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Monday, October 19, 2015

October 19th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Space exploration, including human missions to Mars as depicted in the successful film drama The Martian, can be inspiring; but real life investments and accomplishments are necessary to motivate the nation’s youth, according to policy experts and […]

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