In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee meets again Wednesday to consider the nomination of Jim Bridenstine as NASA Administrator. NASA Inspector General raises concerns over budget schedule reserves for NASA’s deep space exploration initiatives. Apollo 12 astronaut Dick Gordon passes away.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… National Space Council Executive Director Scott Pace explains why it’s time for a space policy approach that addresses U.S. interests and enables work with growing numbers of space faring nations and companies. Millions add their names to next NASA Mars lander mission.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… China, Russia plan far reaching space cooperation. NASA wraps up global Near Earth Object tracking exercise. Satellite Earth observation market soars. Senate Commerce Committee to vote Wednesday on Bridenstine nomination to lead NASA. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee plans a hearing Thursday on space exploration systems development.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA safety personnel assess Orion launch pad escape procedures.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA asks U.S. industry to study solar electric power technologies for the agency’s proposed Deep Space Gateway (DSG), an international lunar orbiting habitat.