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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

July 15th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. House Appropriations Committee meets today for the markup of the FY2022 Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) bill, which includes NASA. Solar sail asteroid mission readies for launch on Artemis I.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 14th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA announces nuclear thermal propulsion reactor concept awards. The agency is working on adding Orion’s launch abort system onto the spacecraft ahead of the Artemis I mission.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 13th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Bill increasing NASA’s budget advances in the House. Gateway elements make progress. KSC to host launch viewing for Starliner’s OFT-2.   Human Space ExplorationHouse appropriations bill supports increase to NASA’s budgetSpaceNews.com (7/12): The U.S. House Appropriations’ Commerce, Justice, and Science subcommittee during a markup session on Monday approved $25.04 billion […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 12th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… On Sunday, The House Appropriations Committee released its draft FY2022 Commerce-Justice-Science bill proposing $25.04 billion for NASA, a $1.77 billion increase over FY2021, and $240 million more than the Biden Administration proposed for 2022. NASA and Northrop Grumman finalize contract to build the Gateway’s HALO.   Human Space Exploration House […]

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 9th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage built by ULA and Boeing was added to the SLS this week.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 8th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Space shuttle Atlantis launched for the last time 10 years ago today. NASA experts continue to pinpoint the cause of a malfunction on the Hubble space telescope.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 7th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Artemis a priority for Nelson. NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity sails through ninth flight while three rovers are at work on Mars.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 6th, 2021

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA is seeking proposals for the next phase of Artemis landers. James Webb Space Telescope passes key launch review.

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Today’s Deep Space Extra

July 2nd, 2021

Deep Space Extra will observe the 4th of July holiday on Monday, July 5. It will return on Tuesday, July 6.

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Scientists closer to explaining Mars methane mystery. Russia’s Progress MS-17 resupply capsule docked with the International Space Station.

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