EXPEDITION 39 begins March 11, 2014 and ends May 28, 2014. This expedition will include research projects focusing on human research, biology and biotechnology, physical science investigations, technology demonstrations and educational activities. Crew members will even grow plants in space. There are no planned spacewalks for Expedition 39.
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NASA has started to assemble the #Artemis II Orion stage adapter, with panels built by #CDSE member @AMROFAB. Artemis II will be the first crewed test flight of @NASA_SLS and @NASA_Orion, bringing humans around the moon and safely back to Earth. MORE: https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/multimedia/nasa-assembles-artemis-II-orion-stage-adapter.html
#ICYMI: CDSE member @BoeingSpace put Starliner's parachutes to the test again on June 21, successfully demonstrating the parachutes continue to perform well even under dynamic abort conditions and a simulated failure. MORE>> http://ow.ly/rcA250Aoavo2
Congratulations to #CDSE member @ParagonSDC for being selected for a @NASA SBIR award to mature a system to collect & purify water found on the Moon! The system could eventually inform how to generate products with local materials in space. MORE> http://ow.ly/AWNb50AnSdC @Granttdh
We’ve had a great time producing this podcast - and I’ve had a great time interviewing our terrific guests! Hope you can join us beginning Tuesday 7/7 as we #ExploreFurtherTogether! https://twitter.com/xploredeepspace/status/1278338209475330050