November 25th, 2020
November 24th, 2020
The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. Deep Space Extra will return on Monday, November 30.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Curiosity rover spots signs of ancient megafloods on Mars. A complex new era of space competition needs a collaborative approach, according to an expert.
November 23rd, 2020
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… China has launched a lunar sample return mission, the first of its kind since the 1970s. Northrop Grumman achieves Gateway HALO milestone. NASA’s Orion crew module includes a robust abort mechanism.
November 20th, 2020
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A NASA/ESA satellite carrying a radar altimeter to measure rising sea levels on our home planet launched into orbit Saturday. JAXA’s Hayabusa2 mission is nearing a December 6 drop-off of material gathered from asteroid Ryugu.
November 19th, 2020
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The National Science Foundation (NSF) plans to decommission the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover team has collected audio of the spacecraft’s hurtles through deep space.
November 18th, 2020
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA moves forward with Launch Vehicle Stage Adapters (LVSA) for crewed lunar missions. The Moon could host a powerful telescope with a liquid mirror.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Preparations for the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continue to proceed toward an October 2021 launch despite challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Two cosmonauts will conduct a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station today at 9:30 a.m. EST.