In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA looks to resume human launches to the International Space Station (ISS) with commercial partners, while it develops new capabilities for deep space exploration. New efforts to restore communications with the 14-year-old Opportunity rover at Mars have resumed with a new approach. NASA will observe its annual Day of Remembrance on Thursday.
Human Space Exploration
NASA, SpaceX and Boeing’s ISS program is as American as Moon pie
Coalition Member in the news – Boeing
CNET (2/1): Watch this Space examines the partnership that NASA’s Commercial Crew Program has forged with Boeing and SpaceX to restore a U.S. human space transportation capability that was lost with the shuttle program’s retirement in 201. The commercial effort’s lower costs are to help NASA and its partners resume missions of human deep space exploration.
Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to host NASA Day of Remembrance event on February 7
Orlando Sentinel (1/31): NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC( will mark the agency’s annual Day of Remembrance, a tribute to the 17 astronauts who perished in the Apollo 1 fire and shuttle Challenger and Columbia tragedies, on Thursday at the Visitor Complex and Space Mirror Memorial. The record partial U.S. government shutdown ...