Deep Space Extra will be on Summer hiatus starting, Thursday, August 22, returning on Tuesday, September 3. Coalition for Deep Space Exploration offices will also reopen after summer break on September 3.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Vice President Mike Pence declared NASA on track to achieve an accelerated return to the surface of the Moon by 2024 during a meeting of the National Space Council on Tuesday. The council’s cabinet level members also adopted a dozen recommendations intended to strengthen the nation’s lead in exploration as well as bolster space commerce and strengthen space national security.
Human Space Exploration
Space Council says NASA’s exploration programs “on track”Coalition for Deep Space Exploration in the News together with members Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and United Launch AllianceSpaceNews.com (8/20): Vice President Mike Pence, chair of the White House National Space Council, declared NASA on track to achieve a March 26 directive to return human explorers to the surface of the Moon by 2024, an initiative that has been named Artemis. His comments came Tuesday at the sixth meeting of the cabinet level space council in Chantilly, Virginia. “Our Moon-to-Mars mission is on track, and America is leading in human space exploration again,” Pence ...