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 […]
The 2016 budget proposal for NASA was a very welcome Christmas gift for space program advocates.
In Today Deep Space Extra… NASA explains Pluto’s blue skies, and if you wake up early enough, you might just see five planets at once! Human Deep Space Exploration NASA’s Journey to Mars and ESA’s Moon Village enable each other The Space Review (1/18): The coming International Lunar Decade, 2020 to 2030, coupled with European […]
Should NASA continue outsourcing exploration to private companies? Read this op-ed from astronaut Charles Walker.