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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

April 20th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Weather conditions again prompt a delay in the Axiom-1 private astronauts’ planned return to Earth. The National Academies’ latest assessment of planetary science priorities backs the planned return of samples from Mars gathered by NASA’s Perseverance rover and a new mission to the ice giant Uranus.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 19th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… An unfavorable weather outlook prompts a brief delay in the return of the Ax-1 mission. NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter celebrates one year of flight. The U.S. self-imposes ban on destructive anti-satellite tests.   Human Space Exploration Schedule effects of SLS rollback still uncertainSpaceNews.com (4/18):  Workers are preparing to roll back the […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 18th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA to offer update on Artemis I Wet Dress Rehearsal plans on Monday afternoon. Space ops this week include the return to Earth of the Axiom-1 mission, and the launch of the next NASA and European Space Agency astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 14th, 2022

Deep Space Extra will not run on Friday, April 15 in observance of Good Friday.

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The James Webb Space Telescope continues to chill down science instruments to prepare for science operations. The European Space Agency on Wednesday announced it was severing its partnership with Russia’s space agency on three Moon missions.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 13th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Artemis I Wet Dress Rehearsal resumes. Putin says sanctions won’t halt progress of Russia’s space program. The Hubble Space Telescope has revealed the largest comet ever observed.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 12th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Aerojet Rocketdyne to supply 116 new engines for ULA’s Vulcan rocket. Moog opens spacecraft integration facility.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 11th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA addresses Artemis I Wet Dress Rehearsal challenges this week with a revised countdown simulation strategy. Axiom Space’s Ax-1 astronauts arrived safely at the International Space Station.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 8th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station is set to launch at 11:17 a.m. EDT from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. NASA’s livestream begins at 10:15 a.m. EDT on www.nasa.gov/nasalive.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 7th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… At this week’s Space Symposium, aerospace companies join to seek greater long-term diversity within their leadership and workforces. ESA looks for options to replace Russian components for ExoMars.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

April 6th, 2022

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Artemis I Space Launch System Wet Dress Rehearsal will now follow the launch of Axiom Space’s AX-1 mission. Teledyne Brown Engineering announces partnership with Sierra Space and Nissan for human-rated lunar rover. MDA joins Lockheed Martin and GM for lunar rover development.

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