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 […]
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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Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. The feature film The Martian, based on the book of the same name, opens in theaters Oct. 2 with a realistic look at surviving on the red planet. Scientists report the European Rosetta mission’s Philae lander has confirmed […]
Orion is ready to make a splash.