NASA recently concluded a critical review of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System, and is on track to test these systems in the coming years.
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According to a recent statement by members of NASA’s Human Research Program, the threat of radiation will not stop the proposed “Journey to Mars” and other deep-space missions.
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At the inaugural meeting of the newly-reestablished National Space Council, VP Mike Pence laid out the administration’s plan for renewed missions to the Moon.
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In a recent interview, former astronaut and science communicator Chris Hadfield advocating settling the Moon before going to Mars.
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NASA recently announced that it is looking for a new Planetary Protection Officer, a position which is growing in importance, and pays well!
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As part of NASA’s NextSTEP-2 program, Lockheed Martin was recently awarded a Phase II contract to continue work on their Deep Space Habitat prototype.
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Musk has published an essay that outlines his vision for colonizing Mars, which he unveiled last year at the 67th annual meeting of the IAC,
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A new study by scientists from UNLV indicates that astronauts going to Mars will be at an increased risk of cancer caused by exposure to radiation.
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The Trump Administration has proposed a $19.1 Billion NASA budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, which amounts to a $0.5 Billion reduction compared to the recently enacted FY 2017 NASA Budget. Although it maintains many programs, the budget also specifies significant cuts and terminations to NASA’s Earth Science and manned Asteroid redirect mission as well as the complete elimination of the Education Office.
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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson set the endurance record for time in space by a U.S, astronaut today, Monday, April 24, during her current stint of living and working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) along with her multinational crew of five astronauts and cosmonauts. Furthermore Whitson received a long distance phone call of exuberant congratulations […]
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