The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration notes the release of the Administration’s FY 2017 NASA budget request. The Coalition had hoped the request would reflect the priorities laid out for NASA in the FY16 Omnibus, for which there was broad support. Unfortunately this was not the case. The Coalition is disappointed with the proposed reduction […]
NASA’s “birdcage” will help to transform Orion into a fully-functioning spacecraft.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… President Obama presents his 2017 budget, including the latest plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other space initiatives, to Congress today. Human Deep Space Exploration Filling in the details The Space Review (2/8): On Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama presents the final budget of his administration to Congress. And […]
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 […]