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In Today’s Deep Space Extra… If controversial, seeking space resources and using them to support exploration is a concept that is not that new. More insight into dealing with isolation from the astronauts. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) mature plans to collect samples from the Martian surface for return to Earth.
Human Space Flight
Astronaut Jessica Meir returns home to a “completely different planet”Vanity Fair (4/27): NASA astronaut Jessica Meir shares her impressions of life on Earth as well as in space after descending from orbit on April 17 after a 205 day mission to the International Space Station (ISS), that included participation in the first three all women spacewalks. Because of the coronavirus threat that emerged after her September 25, 2019 launch, Meir returned home to a quarantine before she was able to fully reunite with family. “I was actually quite ...