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Below you’ll find news and events related to our deep space mission and the progress that will enable us to get there.

Today’s Deep Space Extra for Friday, December 4, 2015

December 4th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Humans will settle Mars, but they may not venture further on a permanent basis, predicts exploration advocate Louis Friedman. Experts rush to address a leaking science instrument scheduled to launch in March aboard InSight, NASA’s next Mars […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Thursday, December 3, 2015

December 3rd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Aerojet Rocketdyne provides critical 3-D manufactured components for the NASA/Lockheed Martin Orion crew exploration capsule. Russia cuts its 10-year space budget, while planning to develop a future human lunar base. A budding 9-year-old newsman questions NASA Administrator […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, December 2, 2015

December 2nd, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA and the European Space Agency demonstrate plans to cooperate in the human exploration of deep space with development of the Orion crew capsule and its European Service Module. Recently named NASA Space Launch System program manager […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December 1st, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Europe’s service module contribution to NASA’s Orion crew exploration capsule could pave the way for the participation of European astronauts on NASA led deep space missions. The European hardware is set to undergo ground testing at NASA’s […]

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Tune into today for news on the Orion Spacecraft

November 30th, 2015

NASA Television will broadcast an event marking the arrival of a full-size test version of the service module provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft at 12:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 30 at the agency’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. Event participants will be: Jim Free, director of NASA’s […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Monday, November 30, 2015

November 30th, 2015

Monday’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA’s Space Launch System will carry CubeSats aboard Exploration Mission-1, the agency’s 2018 inaugural SLS test flight of the Orion capsule. The CubeSats will help to advance future human exploration. Europe is picking up the pace for […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, November 25, 2015

November 25th, 2015

Today’s Deep Space Extra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Though risky, human space exploration is worth the challenge, according to a South Carolina editorial. Popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says government rather than private sector leadership is a key to human deep space exploration. NASA is […]

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