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  • NASA details concrete steps on 'Journey to Mars'


    ​NASA this month has taken two more steps to fleshing out its vision for space exploration through the mid-2030s, outlining its mid-term plan for asteroid study and selecting commercial partners to devise key technologies to enable astronauts to survive for extended periods in deep space – ultimately as far as Mars.


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  • NASA details concrete steps on 'Journey to Mars'


    ​NASA this month has taken two more steps to fleshing out its vision for space exploration through the mid-2030s,...


  • NASA deep space ambitions reach milestone with SLS test firing


    NASA’s progress toward a 2018 test flight of its massive Space Launch System rocket took a key step forward on 11...


  • Boeing consolidates major defense, space programs


    ​Boeing is consolidating management of several of its vanguard defense, space and commercial programs under a single...


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  • NASA details concrete steps on 'Journey to Mars'

    News | 01 Apr 2015 08:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​NASA this month has taken two more steps to fleshing out its vision for space exploration through the mid-2030s, outlining its mid-term plan for asteroid study and selecting commercial partners to devise key technologies to enable astronauts to survive for extended periods in deep space – ultimately as far as Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-details-concrete-steps-on-Journey-to-Mars-410793/
  • NASA deep space ambitions reach milestone with SLS test firing

    News | 12 Mar 2015 17:21 | Dan Thisdell

    NASA’s progress toward a 2018 test flight of its massive Space Launch System rocket took a key step forward on 11 March with a ground rig firing of one of its solid boosters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-deep-space-ambitions-reach-milestone-with-SLS-test-firing-410094/
  • Boeing consolidates major defense, space programs

    News | 11 Feb 2015 20:50 | Dan Parsons

    ​Boeing is consolidating management of several of its vanguard defense, space and commercial programs under a single development organization, a move the company says will improve efficiency and cut costs for the US military and other customers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-consolidates-major-defense-space-programs-408958/
  • ANALYSIS: Space Station maintaining orbit – for now

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station has been the focal point of human spaceflight activity for so long now that the outpost can seem like a permanent, if remote, feature of our planet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Space-Station-maintaining-orbit-for-now-407614/
  • ANALYSIS: USAF push to oust Russian rockets turning into high-stakes contest

    News | 24 Sep 2014 14:32 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A US Air Force drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors is turning into a high-stakes competition between rival technologies, with propulsion specialist ATK throwing its hat into the ring just a week after United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin agreed to jointly fund development of a new, all-American engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-USAF-push-to-oust-Russian-rockets-turning-into-high-stakes-contest-404097/
  • Transatlantic effort progresses Orion crew vehicle

    News | 06 Jun 2014 13:54 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The development of a key component in any future manned mission to deep space has taken a leap forward with European Space Agency approval of the design for the service module it will supply for NASA’s Orion crew capsule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Transatlantic-effort-progresses-Orion-crew-vehicle-399857/