Results tagged “Journey to Mars”

Now available is the July 27, 2016 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Steve Jolly (Lockheed Martin) and Steve Bailey (Deep Space Systems) who discussed "Mars Science Enabled by the Mars Base Camp 2028 Proposed Architecture".

During an Oct. 28 keynote speech at the Center for American Progress, in Washington, NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden spoke about the advancement made on the journey to Mars and what lies ahead for future administrations and policy makers.

Protecting astronauts from radiation while in space is critical if humans are to continue exploring the space environment beyond Low Earth Orbit (LEO). In July, StemRad Ltd an Israeli company based in Tel Aviv and Palo Alto, together with Lockheed Martin announced a joint research and development effort in this area.

NASA's on a Journey to Mars but it won't happen overnight. NASA's path for the human exploration of Mars begins in low-Earth orbit aboard the International Space Station, then onto deep space with the asteroid redirect mission and finally on to the Mars system.

Now available is the June 10, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Doug Craig (NASA HQ HEOMD) who discussed "An Overview of NASA's Evolvable Mars Campaign".

NASA has robots and rovers on the surface of Mars and is planning on sending humans there as soon as technically possible, but there are steppingstones to getting there, conducting valuable scientific research, and returning home safely.

This Week at NASA: Orion Success and More

The successful first flight test of NASA's Orion spacecraft on Dec. 5 not only was a historic moment for the agency - but also was a critical step on NASA's Journey to Mars.

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