In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA urged to avoid gap in low Earth orbit. Northrop Grumman to launch another in-space servicing vehicle.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Space Launch System umbilical testing complete for Artemis I mission. Ingenuity helicopter getting ready for its 14th flight.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA divides human spaceflight directorate into two. Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop the Orion Main Engine for future Artemis missions.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Administrator Bill Nelson to lead a NASA leadership town hall regarding human space exploration. The VIPER rover will land on the western edge of Nobile Crater near the Moon’s South Pole.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Today, NASA will be announcing the lunar landing site for VIPER. Tomorrow, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee will be holding a hearing entitled “NASA’s Future in Low Earth Orbit: Considerations for International Space Station Extension and Transition.”
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration has endorsed action by the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee to dedicate funds for NASA in its portion of the House infrastructure budget reconciliation package. Two new interactive web experiences let the public explore the Martian surface alongside Perseverance.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA announced the selection of five companies to mature Artemis lander concepts. Astronaut set to stay aboard the ISS for almost a year.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The Orion spacecraft moves into production phase. An emergence of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies is fueling a transition of small space startups to publicly held enterprises.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… International Space Station astronauts performed a seven-hour spacewalk for third Roll Out Solar Array upgrade. Mars surface sample analysis highlights potential ancient water bubbles.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The James Webb Space Telescope’s launch has shifted to December 18. On Mars, NASA’s Perseverance rover has just collected its second sample.