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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 Thursday, October 29, 2015

October 29th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The Coalition for Space Exploration to formalize organization. Cassini, the long running U.S., European and Italian spacecraft mission at Saturn, successfully soared within 30 miles of the surface of the moon Enceladus on Wednesday to sample an […]

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Coalition for Space Exploration takes steps to ensure broad support for deep-space exploration

October 28th, 2015

Organization establishes new structure, undergoes name change and announces its first executive director   The Coalition for Space Exploration, an ad-hoc organization of space industry businesses and advocacy groups, today announced it is taking formal steps to provide a single, unified voice for the deep-space exploration industry. The organization is seeking 501 (c) 6 status, […]

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NASA’s Next Megarocket could launch mission to Europa

October 28th, 2015

The huge rocket NASA is developing to get astronauts to an asteroid, Mars and other distant destinations should also greatly aid robotic exploration efforts, members of Congress were told Tuesday (July 28). The Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket, scheduled to fly for the first time in 2018, will blast unmanned spacecraft toward their targets at incredible […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, October 28, 2015

October 28th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. United Launch Alliance joined Boeing this week in presenting NASA with an upper stage for the Space Launch System exploration rocket. The ULA stage is ready for testing. A NASA sponsored workshop got underway in Houston on […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Tuesday, October 27, 2015

October 27th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Congressional leaders and the White House may have budget and debt limit deals. NASA Critical Design Review clears Orion capsule for production ahead of planned uncrewed 2018 test flight atop the Space Launch System exploration rocket. The Cassini mission […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Monday, October 26, 2015

October 26th, 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 critical design review draws to a close with a decision to proceed with production of the Block 1 version of the exploration rocket sporting a natural orange color scheme. Mars appears to have […]

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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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