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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

January 5th, 2018

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… American astronauts excited about recent plans to restore U.S. manned space missions to lunar orbit. Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner reaches another milestone in efforts by NASA to restore a human space launch capability. Earth shines brightly for Osiris Rex. The USAF and Orbital ATK reach agreement on the development of a new rocket without Russian propulsion.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

January 4th, 2018

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA presents a dynamic new logo. Scientist say “no” to a possible alien mega structure around Tabby’s star. The U.S. led the world in 2017 orbital mission launches.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

January 3rd, 2018

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Hawaii’s Mauna Loa offers NASA backed researchers a healthy taste of life on Mars. China focuses on lunar exploration. International Space Station astronaut demonstrates techniques for identifying DNA based life in space. 2018 looms large for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

January 2nd, 2018

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… 2018 promises to bring more details about U.S. human lunar exploration, the future of the International Space Station beyond its current 2024 end date and efforts to returns samples of Mars to Earth.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 20th, 2017

Extra will be on hiatus beginning tomorrow through January 1. We will return Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Happy holidays to all!
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA plans more research on the human response to deep space travel. U.S. ambassador to Russia foresees “limitless” prospects for cooperation between the two countries in the exploration of space. NASA has scheduled a planetary science announcement on Wednesday.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 19th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S., Russian and Japanese astronauts arrive at the International Space Station. President Trump says U.S. space industry will play a significant role in national security strategy. Re-established White House National Space Council seeks experts for advisory panels.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 18th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S., Russian and Japanese astronauts are expected to reach the International Space Station early Tuesday. China, Europe, Canada among those plotting lunar exploration plans.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 15th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Three ISS crew members return to Earth after 139 days on space station. Astronomers identify a second star with eight planets. The solar system’s minor planet Ceres offers more evidence it was once an ocean world.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 14th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A late year crew exchange aboard the International Space Station got underway early Thursday. NASA’s long lived Opportunity rover emerges from its eighth Martian winter. Sally Ride, the first U.S. woman in space is honored with a commemorative U.S. Postal Service stamp.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

December 13th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… White House lunar exploration plans win early backing from lawmakers, commercial industry and prospective international partners.

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