In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s science, economic and inspirational impact are far reaching. In Las Vegas, Bigelow Aerospace and NASA are evaluating an expandable space habitat. Another extra solar object, Comet Borisov, may have moved into the neighborhood.
Human Space ExplorationThe International Space Station (ISS) is more valuable than many people realize Op-EdCoalition Member in the News – BoeingScientific American (8/30): The International Space Station (ISS) took 12 years to build with support from 16 nations and has been populated continuously since November 2000. By any measure, the assembly and science operations seem a colossal achievement.
Bigelow Aerospace and NASA test earthly mockup of interplanetary space stationCoalition Members in the News – Boeing, Lockheed Martin, NanoRacks and Northrop GrummanGeekWire.com (9/12): In Las Vegas, Bigelow Aerospace on Thursday unveiled its ground prototype for a space station or possibly a deep space habitat. For two weeks, the Mars Transporter Testing Unit, an all-steel mockup of the company’s expandable, fabric-covered B330 space module will undergo testing by a NASA-Bigelow team.
Comptroller visits Johnson Space Center, announces institutions large economic impactKPRC-TV of Houston (9/13): NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC), home to the agency’s astronaut corps, Mission Control and lead for the International ...