In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The mining of space resources promises to bring a positive theme to the goal of establishing a sustained human presence on the Moon. Marking the 45th anniversary of the historic Apollo/Soyuz first encounter between astronauts and cosmonauts in space. NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken embarked early Tuesday on their 10th career spacewalks, tying them for the U.S. record.
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Aerojet Rocketdyne completes its propulsion for NASA’s Artemis II missionCoalition Members in the News – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Lockheed MartinAerojet Rocketdyne (7/20): NASA’s Artemis II mission is to be the first test flight of the Space Launch System (SLS) Rocket and Orion capsule with astronauts aboard. Anticipated for 2023, the multi-week mission will launch astronauts around the Moon and back to Earth. Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the production of SLS core and upper stage engines as well as propulsion systems for Orion and its European Space Agency (ESA) supplied service module at various manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
Lockheed Martin will lease former Astronaut Hall of Fame for NASA’s Orion spacecraftCoalition Member in the News – Lockheed MartinFlorida Today (7/17): The Kennedy Space Center’s (KSC) former Astronaut Hall of Fame will be leased ...