In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Multinational astronauts drill in the Pacific to assess training strategies for future Moon missions. Hurricane Dorian moves away from Florida’s Atlantic Coast as teams assess post storm damage to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC). NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) equips the Mars 2020 rover with a small helicopter scout.
Human Space Exploration
Astronauts test retro spacesuit tech for mock Mars missions under the seaSpace.com (9/4): An international team of astronauts recently completed an undersea Pacific Ocean exercise that evaluated training methods for future Moon missions as well as a prototype commercial space suit, called the ExoSuit, for its dexterity.
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida gets all clear as Hurricane Dorian moves onSpace.com (9/4): NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) received an all clear Wednesday from the lengthy threat posed by Hurricane Dorian, which lashed the Bahamas before moving away from Florida’s Atlantic Coast. A damage assessment team will be comb the launch complex on Thursday to assess damages from high winds and rain. If the team signals it’s safe, workers will resume their regular schedules on Friday.
Hurricane Dorian: This is how Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and Cape Canaveral faredFlorida Today (9/4): ...