Deep space exploration

A Magnetic Bubble Could Protect Astronauts From Dangerous Space Radiation

Humans have long dreamed of setting foot on Mars or beyond, and the advances by companies like SpaceX and Blue…

2 months ago

NASA Selects Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Solar Electric Propulsion for Deep Space Missions

NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to design and develop an advanced solar electric propulsion (SEP) system that will serve as…

6 years ago

Obama Administration Proposes Smaller 2017 NASA Budget of $19 Billion with Big Exploration Cuts

The Obama Administration has announced its new Federal budget and is proposing to cut NASA’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget to…

6 years ago

First Manned Flight of NASA’s Orion Deep Space Capsule Could Slip to 2023

The first manned flight of NASA’s Orion deep space capsule - currently under development - could slip two years from…

7 years ago

Obama Administration Proposes $18.5 Billion Budget for NASA – Bolden

The Obama Administration today (Feb. 2) proposed a NASA budget allocation of $18.5 Billion for the new Fiscal Year 2016,…

7 years ago

NASA’s First Orion Crew Module Arrives Safely Back at Kennedy Space Center

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After a history making journey of more than 66,000 miles through space, ocean splash down…

8 years ago

Amazing Up Close Videos Capture Orion’s Final Descent, Splashdown and Ocean Recovery

http://youtu.be/LoItSvCBN0U?list=UUjJtr2fFcUp6yljzJOzpHUg Video Caption: Last moments of Orion descent as viewed from the recovery ship USS Anchorage. Credit: NASA/US Navy Relive…

8 years ago

Cool NASA Animation Beautifully Details Every Step of Orion’s First Launch!

http://vimeo.com/31799422 Video Caption: Animation details NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) mission launching on Dec. 4. 2014. Credit: NASA It’s…

8 years ago