Space is hard. Mars is harder.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The country mourns the loss of Edgar Mitchell, Apollo moon walker, engineer and philosopher. Human Deep Space Exploration Edgar Mitchell, sixth astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 85 Collectspace.com (2/5): Apollo 14 lunar module pilot Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, died Feb. 4 […]
In Today’s Deep Space Extra…U.S. lawmakers urge NASA to secure Journey to Mars plans with more details. Human Deep Space Exploration Consensus on the Need for a Human Spaceflight Plan, But Not on the Plan Itself Spacepolicyonline (2/4): Members of the U.S. House Science space subcommittee agreed with policy experts that NASA needs to provide more […]
The first launch of SLS will include a secondary payload of deep-space CubeSats.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 Orion pressure vessel is ready for structural tests and final assembly at the Kennedy Space Center. Human Deep Space Exploration KSC begins assembly of moon-bound Orion capsule Florida Today (2/3): Workers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center are prepping the Orion crew capsule pressure vessel that reached NASA’s […]
The first spacecraft to visit Pluto is far from finished.