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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, Friday, September 4, 2015

September 4th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. An Earth bound, yearlong Mars mission simulation raises a question: What will I miss most? Astronomers not ready to give up to very distant Planet X. SETI astrobiologist Nathalie Cabrol pursues multi-disciplinary approach to question of life on […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Thursday, September 3, 2015

September 3rd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The soon to open feature film, The Martian, is as realistic as it gets, suggests a top NASA planetary scientist. Women scientists were a crucial part of NASA’s New Horizons mission success. Scientists suggest Mars turned cold […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Wednesday, September 2, 2015

September 2nd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. There is sound, then space: NASA’s Orion prime contractor will subject the developing human spacecraft to acoustic forces during ground tests. Russia intends to revive long dormant robotic lunar surface exploration. Sept. 27 will bring a rare […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

September 1st, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Essayist urges the space community to temper its expectations of The Martian and the film’s power to enlist support for exploration. NASA assesses a life seeking, planetary science mission to Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Russia positions Soyuz rocket for […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Monday, August 31, 2015

August 31st, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. A NASA research effort aims for more accurate Mars spacecraft landings. In Hawaii, six scientists initiate a year-long Mars spaceflight simulation. NASA’s New Horizons mission received a post-Pluto destination assignment on Friday. Readers like Europa as the […]

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