Deep Space Mission


Your future is here.

America is leading the world in a bold new adventure to ensure the expansion of knowledge, economic growth and a better life for all. Deep space exploration will open new worlds of learning and technological advancement.

NASA is building the capability to take humanity farther into the solar system than we have ever gone before. It is the inevitable next step. This mission is now. Not next year, not in a decade, but today.

Commit yourself, because this is your mission. Deep space will be part of your future.



Today’s Deep Space Extra for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… U.S. presidential contenders Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton offer new comments on the future of U.S. space activities. NASA’s Jupiter-orbiting Juno spacecraft emerges from safe mode. Human Deep Space Exploration Trump: “I will free NASA” from being just a LEO space logistics agency (10/25): U.S. presidential contender Donald Trump […]


Orion will land in the Pacific Ocean after its mission in 2018. How will it be recovered?

Orion will land in the Pacific Ocean after its mission in 2018. How will it be recovered?
A team had to find out! To do this, they have been using the world’s largest indoor pool to practice. It’s called the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, located at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

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NASA’s mission is to explore what is beyond our Moon, to learn about our galaxy and eventually send humans to places we have never been before. This mission has already begun and we are reaching key developmental milestones every day.

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