In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The Moon is an attractive first destination in a future effort by humans from across the globe to explore deep space, a gathering of the world’s veteran astronauts in Houston contends. Though it originated from outside the solar system, comet 2I/Borisov displays a common chemistry.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s focused on establishing target launch dates for test flights of Moon mission as well as new commercial low Earth orbit human spacecraft. China prepares for a global 2020 march to Mars.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA Administrator expresses confidence in SpaceX’s ability to meet Commercial Crew Program objectives following a factory tour and face to face meeting with founder Elon Musk on Thursday. NASA and Northrop Grumman launch a mission to study the Earth’s Ionosphere. Alexei Leonov, russian cosmonaut, first human to perform a spacewalk, dies at 85. NASA astronauts Drew Morgan and Christina Koch embark on the second in a fast paced series of spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) early Friday.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA and its Commercial Crew Program partners are working to refine the final test milestones to achieve certification of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to begin schedule transportation of astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA conveys an urgency in completing the test phases of its Commercial Crew Program, a multi-year effort to develop Boeing’s CST-100 and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon for the transportation of astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS).
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA advancing its commercial partnership to accelerate a human return to the surface of the Moon in 2024. NASA astronaut Nick Hague receives Russia’s Order of Courage.