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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 21, 2015

September 21st, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden declares human explorers closer than ever to reaching Mars. The Martian, slated to open in movie theaters Oct. 2, finds fans at NASA. A Mars mission could change humanity’s reliance on disposable commodities […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Friday, September 18. 2015

September 18th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Though a challenge, humans will reach Mars with more assets than the Apollo astronauts had as they stepped to the surface of the moon, says Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin. NASA has been prepping for Mars for a […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Thursday, September 17, 2015

September 17th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Top NASA officials announce a likely two year delay, from 2021 to 2023, in the launching of the first test flight of the Orion crew exploration capsule with human passengers. Future Mars explorers may move quickly into […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, September 16, 2015

September 16th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Findings from Cassini, a joint U.S. European spacecraft mission to Saturn, suggests the moon Enceladus hosts a global ocean beneath its icy surface. A galaxy survey suggests no super advanced space civilizations lurking nearby. Swedish scientists believe […]

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James Webb Space Telescope’s backplane being integrated at Goddard

September 15th, 2015

The James Webb Space Telescope, humanity’s next great observatory, is getting closer and closer to launch. The telescope’s backplane recently arrived at Goddard Space Flight Center for integration. The backplane is a crucial component that is responsible for holding the telescope’s mirrors in place while in operation. Check out the Aug. 28 This Week @ […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, September 15, 2015

September 15th, 2015

Today’s (Tuesday) space news scan offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Reaching Mars could help to solve pressing issues at home. Space likely to figure in U.S. presidential decision — quietly, if not as a publicized issue. The Martian star Matt Damon urges more human space exploration. […]

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