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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

August 4th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The upper stage for the first flight of NASA’s Space Launch System heavy lift rocket has transitioned from United Launch Alliance facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, to NASA’s nearby Kennedy Space Center and the Space Station Processing Facility.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

August 3rd, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Chicago astronomer to settle at the U.S. Library of Congress for a yearlong look at the ethical considerations for the human exploration of Mars.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

August 1st, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Timing is a critical factor as the United States prepares and carries out a transition plan for human space exploration beyond the International Space Station.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 31st, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Space Launch System promises to advance human deep space exploration, while advancing astronomy and astrophysics as well as planetary science missions deep into the solar system.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 28th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. Senate 2018 NASA budget continues to unfold, including funds to upgrade Kennedy Space Center launch facilities for the Space Launch System, which along with Orion is to start U.S. astronauts on future missions of deep space exploration.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 27th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Evidence of bi-partisan U.S. support for the human exploration of Mars is reflected in the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017, note Explore Mars leaders.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 26th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. Senate appropriations panel sets 2018 NASA spending higher than White House, lower than House of Representatives.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 25th, 2017

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s public/private NextSTEP collaboration with Lockheed Martin will repurpose a space shuttle cargo module into an elaborate ground based mockup of a possible deep space habitat.

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