The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. Deep Space Extra will return on Monday, November 30.
In Today’s Deep Space Extra… NASA’s Curiosity rover spots signs of ancient megafloods on Mars. A complex new era of space competition needs a collaborative approach, according to an expert.
Human Space Exploration
SLS: NASA ‘megarocket’ assembly begins in Florida
Coalition Member in the News – Jacobs
BBC News (11/25): Engineers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) began stacking the segments that make up the NASA Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s twin solid boosters on Saturday, November 21. Stacking the first piece of SLS on the mobile launcher “shows the mission is truly taking shape and will soon head to the launch pad” said Andrew Shroble, a manager with Jacobs.
NASA data shows evidence of ancient “megafloods” on Mars
Futurism.com (11/24): Data gathered by NASA’s Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since 2012, indicates that a meteor impact years ago could have generated the heat necessary to melt ice reservoirs into surface water flows and moisturized the Martian atmosphere. Together, they altered the surface geology of Mars as well as ...