In Today’s Deep Space Extra… As NASA and the world celebrate the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the production of deep space launch vehicles and space tourism ramp up.
Human Space Exploration
Boeing working on multiple Cores, first EUS hardware for Artemis missions 2-4Coalition Members in the News – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, Futuramic, Northrop GrummanNASAspaceflight.com (7/19): In addition to supporting the upcoming first launch of NASA’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on the uncrewed Artemis I lunar test flight, SLS prime contractor Boeing is lining up the rockets that will support following missions. That work, taking place at the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in New Orleans, is now expanding to include structures for the third and fourth Core Stages as well as the first Exploration Upper Stage (EUS).
52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landingWMAR.com (7/20): On July 20th, 52 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out onto the lunar surface. Their fellow crew mate, Michael Collins, stayed in orbit around the Moon. As NASA, and the world, remembers the historic moment in 1969, the agency is also looking to the future. Brian Odom, the acting NASA Chief Historian, says, “We’re ...