Posts Tagged ‘Gateway’

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Gaia arrives at its destination – Lagrange points hold future possibilities


Europe’s galactic survey spacecraft, Gaia, recently arrived at its deep space location, ahead of conducting its primary mission of observing one billion stars. Gaia is now in a location…

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New SLS mission options explored via new Large Upper Stage


As NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket continues toward its initial debut in 2017, a Boeing proposal for a new Large Upper Stage for the rocket would see…

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Boeing discusses use of SLS for robust lunar program


As the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket continues development for its debut mission in December 2017, the Boeing company has identified several exploration architectures that would be enabled by…

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NASA teams evaluating ISS-built Exploration Platform roadmap


NASA’s Human Architecture Team (HAT) are coming to the conclusion of their support activity phase for what could be the major focal point for exploring deep space destinations….

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Asteroid mission planning continues as NEEMO 16 selects an international crew


NASA, ESA and JAXA astronauts will all be involved in the upcoming NEEMO 16 (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) mission. The asteroid training mission – set to take place near…

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NASA Exploration Roadmap: The evaluation of crewed missions to Asteroids


Classed as one of the defined destinations for NASA astronauts in the mid to late 2020s, missions to a Near Earth Asteroid (NEA) – utilizing the Space Launch…

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Boeing outlines new modules/technologies for Near Earth Asteroid missions


As NASA continues the early development phase of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, contract companies of the U.S. space agency continue their push for new and innovative…

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Aerojet cite Solar Electric Propulsion as an enabler for an Exploration Gateway


Aerojet – famous for being a key element of numerous launch vehicle and satellite propulsion systems – believe their Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) technology can be positively applied…

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Exploration Gateway Platform hosting Reusable Lunar Lander proposed


In a potential marriage of the Space Launch System (SLS) with a central exploration plan, a Boeing-authored presentation has proposed an Exploration Gateway Platform architecture that not only…