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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, Thursday, August 13, 2015

August 13th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA’s Orion crew exploration capsule begins the Critical Design Review phase of development, leading to a late 2018 test flight atop a Space Launch System heavy lift rocket. NASA has selected Florida’s J.P. Donovan Construction to lead […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Wednesday, August 12, 2015

August 12th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Texas Congressman Brian Babin, chair of the U.S. House Science Space Subcommittee, urges a strong NASA focus on human exploration and aeronautics. Astronomers ponder a future destination for NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. Prospective asteroid miners offer optimistic outlook […]

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New Horizons is still rocking the Kuiper belt

August 11th, 2015

NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto continues to amaze. Have you seen the latest? New images are being transmitted now and will be released over the coming weeks and months. Check out a few below, and visit NASA’s New Horizons site for more info!

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Monday, August 10, 2015

August 10th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Images from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft raise a crater mystery at giant asteroid Ceres. Engineers overcome navigation challenges to guide New Horizons to Pluto. Astronomers reach breakthrough in witnessing early galaxy birth and growth. Think of strangely shaped Comet […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Friday, August 7, 2015

August 7th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The National Research Council presses NASA for a response to a year-old assessment of the agency’s human deep space exploration strategy, one the council suggested should include the moon rather than an asteroid fragment as an interim destination. […]

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