News & Events

EVERY DAY PEOPLE AROUND THE COUNTRY AND GLOBE
ARE PERFECTING TECHNOLOGIES AND EXPANDING CAPABILITIES
TO MAKE INTERPLANETARY SPACE TRAVEL POSSIBLE.

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

June 12th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Florida researcher plans to demonstrate possible strategy for protecting human DNA from space radiation damage during U.S., European undersea experiment.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

June 9th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Proposed NASA spending in 2018 should be sufficient to support a human Mars mission by 2033, according to Robert Lightfoot, the agency’s acting administrator.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

June 8th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… New astronaut recruits introduced. Vice President Pence plans to reestablish the National Space Council.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

June 6th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA names a new chief astronaut. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet reflects on life aboard the International Space Station.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

June 2nd, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Antarctic Mars simulation presents challenges to 13 participants. Findings from NASA’s Curiosity Rover suggest conditions in Mars Gale Crater may have been suitable for microbial activity for hundreds of millions of years.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

May 31st, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano offers a rugged, isolated setting for a human Mars mission simulation.

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