The shakedown cruise for the entire Apollo program.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA and Lockheed Martin ready the Exploration Mission-1 Orion spacecraft for the journey to its Kennedy Space Center launch site. Canadian space engineer Natalie Panek is among those who see starry nights for future generations of young women engineers and scientists. Human Deep Space Exploration Road to EM-1: Orion one […]
Hot on the heels of your monthly SLS update, read all about what’s going on with America’s next spacecraft!
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Russia adjusts space exploration plans as budgets shrink. U.S. scientists offer evidence for 9th planet, a “super Earth” well beyond Pluto. Human Deep Space Exploration Russian space agency scales back plans as crisis shrinks budget Reuters (1/20): A tanking global oil price is taking a toll on Russia’s space flight […]
Progress is being made at NASA Marshall!
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA and its Orion/Space Launch System contractor team pick up the development, testing pace for Exploration Mission-1 hardware. Stephen Hawking: Humanity’s survival depends on deep space travel. Human Deep Space Exploration Engineers mark completion of Orion’s pressure vessel Space Daily (1/20): Engineers at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility near New Orleans […]