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Weekly News Digest

May 14th, 2022

Subscribe to our Daily Newsletter: Don’t miss the latest developments in space policy, science, and exploration with Deep Space Extra, delivered directly to your inbox from Monday to Friday. Here is a list of news that were published in our Newsletter the week of May 9-13: Human Space Exploration: Coalition Members in the News – […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

May 3rd, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA seeks public comment on plans to return samples of the Martian surface to Earth. The Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee holds a hearing today on NASA’s FY23 budget request.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

May 2nd, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Axiom Space astronaut talks about his experience in space. Veterans of mission control honored with new monuments. NASA and Boeing host a virtual news briefing tomorrow on the Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) for the CST-100 Starliner.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 29th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… UAE signs deal with Axiom Space to secure an extended mission to the International Space Station. Russian space walkers have helped place Europe’s International Space Station robotic arm in motion for the first time. With its multi-segment mirror now aligned, the James Webb Space Telescope is entering the instrument calibration phase of the observatory’s commissioning.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 28th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Four U.S. and European astronauts successfully reached the International Space Station on Wednesday evening. Lunar backpack could aid Artemis explorers. James Webb Space Telescope close to its coldest temperature.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 27th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A new crew of four U.S. and European astronauts launched to the International Space Station early Wednesday. NASA remains optimistic it can reach an agreement with Roscosmos on Station crew swaps. As the finding of exoplanets reaches 5,000, the Hubble Space Telescope has contributed to the discovery of a puzzling large protoplanet exceptionally far from its star.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 26th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Artemis I vehicle now back at the Vehicle Assembly Building for upgrades and assessments. Ax-1 crew returns to Earth. NASA to repurpose OSIRIS-REx for second asteroid encounter.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 25th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… SLS to return to the VAB. Axiom-1 private mission astronauts have undocked from the ISS. Their departure sets the stage for NASA’s Crew-4 mission launch. NASA’s space tech programs could face limitations.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 22nd, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Happy Earth Day! United Launch Alliance begins stacking the Atlas V rocket ahead of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station. House appropriator promises to mark up NASA spending bill on schedule.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 21st, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Weather again delays the return of the Ax-1 mission to Earth and the launch of the Crew-4 mission to the ISS. Perseverance’s Mastcam-Z camera catches solar eclipse from Mars.

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