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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, Monday, September 28, 2015

September 28th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. If faced with a U.S. government shutdown at mid-week, NASA would continue operations of the International Space Station and ground tests of the James Webb Space Telescope. Lockheed Martin/NASA use December test flight data to upgrade the […]

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SLS’ Boosters Complete Aft Skirt Motor Test

September 25th, 2015

NASA came one step closer to having the agency’s new super heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) booster send crews to locations further out into the Solar System than has ever been attempted before. On Sept. 22, 2015, NASA and Orbital ATK carried out a more reserved test than the solid rocket test firings that normally light up […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Friday, September 25, 2015

September 25th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The world’s space powers are preparing to meet in Jerusalem in late October for discussions on the latest in exploration strategies and cooperation. Set to open in theaters Oct. 2, The Martian offers a fictional account of […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Thursday, September 24, 2015

September 24th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is finding that his marathon mission aboard the International Space Station may be something like a mission to Mars. Earthlings may find benefits from NASA studies of astronaut vision changes. Scientists debate what […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Wednesday, September 23, 2015

September 23rd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA includes a possible human mission to the Martian moon Phobos in Space Launch System planning. Imagery of the Apollo moon walkers will help future explorers adjust to varying gravity levels during deep space missions. The Martian, […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, September 22, 2015

September 22nd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA is closer than ever to reaching Mars with human explorers, Administrator Charles Bolden says during a Washington event discussing The Martian. Titusville, Florida’s U.S. Space Walk of Fame is a worthy addition to the Kennedy Space […]

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