In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Public activities across the U.S. are planned to commemorate this summer’s 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing. Space plant growth prospects are looking up. A new assessment questions forecasts of a $1 trillion space economy by 2040.
Human Space Exploration
A cross-country guide to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landingSmithsonian.com (6/5): July 20 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing by the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. A range of activities are planned across the U.S. to mark the occasion, when humans walked on the surface of another planetary body for the first time. The activities are planned from New York to Washington to Florida and Alabama to Ohio to Houston, Texas and Seattle, Washington.
NASA’s first SpaceX astronauts ready for ‘messy camping trip’ to spaceCoalition Member in the News – Boeing
Reuters via New York Times (6/5): Despite some setbacks, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley, Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover are eager for upcoming test flights aboard NASA’s Commercial Crew Program Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. The flights, late this year or early next, are to help certify the ...