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NASA Empowers Workforce to Advance Deep Space Technologies

18 Sep 2021, 13:11 UTC
NASA Empowers Workforce to Advance Deep Space Technologies
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WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — NASA has selected 10 proposals led by early-career employees across the agency for two-year projects that will support the development of new capabilities for deep space human exploration.

These proposals were selected under Project Polaris, a new initiative to support the NASA workforce in efforts to meet the challenges of sending humans to the Moon and Mars. Project Polaris seeks to fill high-priority capability gaps on deep space missions like those planned under Artemis and introduce new technologies into human exploration flight programs. The project also aims to create opportunities for early-career employees across NASA centers to gain experience building and testing flight hardware while developing technologies and reducing risk for future human exploration missions.

The selected projects involve early-career employees from 8 of the 10 NASA centers. Read more about the selected projects:

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