Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related reporting and commentary from across the globe. The challenges faced by astronauts assigned to explore Mars are likely to differ from those living aboard the International Space Station, according to two veteran fliers. Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin believes Mars water discovery will […]
And why it took decades for our farthest spacecraft to reach the edge.
Join in the fun and #Spacechat with @MarsJoe, also known as Joe Cassady, the executive director, space, for Aerojet Rocketdyne and a board member of Explore Mars Inc., on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 2:oo p.m. EDT. Joe is an Aerojet Rocketdyne rocket scientist working on NASA’s Journey to Mars. He will share the steps being […]
Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. U.S. Senate action Monday and Tuesday on a temporary budget measure may prevent a U.S. government shutdown as the 2015 fiscal year draws to a close on Wednesday. Ridley Scott, director of the reality based space drama […]
Truly, the cutest robot.
The path to Mars starts here! Orion is the vehicle we’re going to use to do deep space exploration. Similar to Apollo, the capsule’s shape design will protect humans in deep space and in re-entry.