In Today’s Deep Space Extra… China places a lander on the Moon’s far side, a first. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft offers new details on Ultima Thule, the most distant celestial object every visited by a human spacecraft. Congress and the White House will attempt again to resolve a 2019 budget impasse affecting a range of civilian agencies, including NASA and NOAA.
Human Space Exploration
45th Space Wing group detachment 3 prepares for human spaceflight return
Coalition Member in the News – Boeing
Space Coast Daily (12/28): A history book, penned by NASA, spanning 30-years of manned space shuttles was now closed. Few were certain when the United States would send an astronaut into space again, if ever. Years have passed and American astronauts have been sent to the International Space Station onboard Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft, the current human spaceflight transportation vehicle, but the U.S. is gearing up to bring human spaceflight back to American soil.
As ISRO works on human spaceflight, a glimpse of its challenges from 45 years ago
The Wire (12/28): On December 28, the Government of India okayed India’s first human spaceflight programme. The programme will attempt to launch three Indian astronauts to low-Earth orbit for as ...