In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Pending legislation would establish a human Mars landing as NASA’s top priority. Human Deep Space Exploration Draft bill proposes wide-ranging space policy changes Space News (3/1): The American Space Reconnaissance Act, sponsored by Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine, seeks changes in policy across NASA, the Department of Defense and other civil […]
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly paves way for future human deep space exploration with 340 day mission. Human Deep Space Exploration Scott Kelly’s giant leap for mankind: James Lovell USA Today (2/29): U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly is scheduled to return to Earth late Tuesday after 340 days in orbit aboard the […]
The longest duration spaceflight by an American is ending tonight.
Powerful, lightweight, AND sturdy? Meet one of the most difficult balancing acts in engineering.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17 and the last person to walk on the moon, reflects with family and friends in a new documentary as the U.S. prepares to resume human deep space exploration. Human Deep Space Exploration Review: ‘The Last Man on the Moon’ is the story of […]
A summary of yesterday’s House hearing on The Need for Stability at NASA.