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.



NASA’s Pathfinder mission ended 19 years ago this week

We owe a good portion of our current understanding of Mars to this plucky little rover.


Today’s Deep Space Extra for Friday, September 30, 2016

In Today’s Deep Space Extra… The European Space Agency’s comet-stalking Rosetta mission heads to productive but impactful conclusion. Space Science Rosetta sent on collision course to surface of comet Reuters (9/29): The European Space Agency’s groundbreaking Rosetta mission spacecraft was commanded late Thursday to descend and impact the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko to […]

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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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