A deep space gateway will be assembled to test technologies that will be used for deep space explorations. NASA SLS rocket and the Orion capsule will be utilized to assemble the spaceport.
Congress passed NASA Authorization Act of 2017 giving NASA $19.5 billion budget for deep space exploration adn Mars missions.
The antimatter propulsion would cut travel times to the nearby Alpha Centauri star system to less than a decade.
NASA recently confirmed the development a communication device that combines two proven technologies -- NASA's Spacecube and the Navigator Global Positioning System flight receiver.
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet will perform an experiment to sample a new water-testing technology at the International Space Station (ISS).
Earlier this week, the NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite reached its orbital position, not circling the Earth or Mars but instead orbiting the Sun itself, at a stunning 1 million miles from Earth.
NASA Engineers recently fired the rockets of a scaled down model of the future Space Launch System (SLS), measuring the acoustic impact that liftoff could have on the launch pad and rocket.