In Today’s Deep Space Extra… A key piece of Artemis-1 hardware has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley assess their Demo-2 experience. Experts assess the surgical risks and responses that could accompany long human missions to Mars. SmallSats drawing deep space mission assignments.
Human Space Exploration
LVSA arrives at KSC, NASA EGS readies final pre-stacking preparations for Artemis 1Coalition Members in the News – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Jacobs, Lockheed Martin, United Launch AllianceNASASpaceflight.com (8/5): The Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter (LVSA) for NASA’s first Space Launch System (SLS) vehicle arrived at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on July 29 on the agency’s Pegasus barge at the end of a delivery trip from the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The cone-shaped interstage connector was moved into the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), where NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) program and prime Test and Operations Support Contractor — Jacobs — will now perform through fit checks while waiting for the SLS Core Stage to finish its Green Run test campaign at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
Demo-2 astronauts praise performance of Crew Dragon spacecraftSpaceNews.com (8/5): NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley praised ...