The first spacecraft to visit Pluto is far from finished.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The inaugural test flight of NASA’s Space Launch System exploration rocket will introduce 13 CubeSats to deep space while propelling an unpiloted Orion crew capsule around the moon. Human Deep Space Exploration NASA picks tiny satellites to ride on giant rocket’s 1st flight Space.com (2/2): NASA’s looking to 2018 for the […]
Orion has arrived at Kennedy Space Center.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Super Guppy air transport delivers the Exploration Mission-1 Orion capsule to the Kennedy Space Center. Human Deep Space Exploration NASA’s `Super Guppy’ delivers EM-1 Orion to Kennedy Space Center Spaceflight Insider (2/1): The pressure vessel for the next NASA/ Lockheed Martin Orion crew exploration vessel was flown from its […]
Take a few minutes to look at another world this morning.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Exploration Mission-1 Orion spacecraft ready for Super Guppy flight to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Human Deep Space Exploration NASA’s EM-1 Orion spacecraft ready to ship to Florida Spaceflight Insider (1/30): After months of assembly in New Orleans, the NASA/Lockheed Martin Orion crew capsule assigned to the first unpiloted test flight […]
Over half a century of spacecraft expertise is being built into Orion.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA prepares to start work on a powerful new Space Launch System upper stage to extend human deep space exploration. Human Deep Space Exploration NASA’s Bill Hill talks SLS scheduling and Exploration Upper Stage Spaceflight Insider (1/29): As early as next week, NASA plans to kick off development of the […]
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In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Orion assembly moves to Florida in a march toward a 2018 deep space test flight. A nation remembers the Challenger, Columbia and Apollo 1 astronauts. Human Deep Space Exploration Lockheed says Orion still on schedule for 2018 mission Space News (1/27): With the pressure vessel for the next NASA-developed human […]