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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, Wednesday, September 9, 2015

September 9th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. U.S. presidential candidates avoid talk on space, though Mars is within reach. NASA looks for chance to develop powerful Space Launch System exploration upper stage for 2021 piloted Orion test flight around the moon. International Space Station […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, September 8, 2015

September 8th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. A 2016 federal budget lapse could disrupt NASA, national security space priorities. U.S. moon, Mars human exploration initiatives need more leadership, less politics, say Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin and former presidential contender Newt Gingrich. Idaho’s Craters offer […]

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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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