In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA previews Webb telescope and fully stacked hardware for Artemis I. VP Harris says National Space Council will develop comprehensive framework for space.
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NASA shows off finished SLS Moon rocket, Webb telescope
Coalition Members in the News – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance
Spaceflightnow.com (11/5): NASA previewed two major upcoming missions on Friday with photo opportunities at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) of the fully stacked Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion for Artemis I, and at the Guiana Space Center for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Launch of the Artemis I test flight that will take an uncrewed Orion capsule around the Moon and back to Earth is planned for as soon as February 12. The launch of the JWST is planned for December 18.
Wang Yaping becomes the first Chinese woman to walk in space
NASAspaceflight.com (11/7): Two astronauts conducted a spacewalk outside China’s space station, making Wang Yaping the first woman from her country to walk in space. The outing on Sunday to install external hardware on the Tianhe core module lasted about six hours. The station’s current three-person crew launched on October ...