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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Tuesday, August 4, 2015

August 4th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. In late August, a half-dozen experts will start a yearlong Mars mission simulation atop Mauna Loa in Hawaii. European service module development paces the next unpiloted test flight of the NASA/Lockheed Martin Orion capsule. What the Mars One’s […]

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The most versatile spacecraft ever made

August 3rd, 2015

The versatility of NASA’s Orion spacecraft will be unmatched among any other spacecraft in history. Capable of supporting four astronauts for up to 21 days, Orion will be America’s first truly deep space exploration vehicle. Combined with a service module, Orion will be able to support astronauts on missions to asteroids or even Mars. Carrying […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra, Monday, August 3, 2015

August 3rd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The Aquarius undersea lab provides shelter for U.S., European and Japanese astronauts for two week space simulation. NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket finds favor for major planetary science missions, including Europa visit. Martian moon Phobos could […]

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