Why go to Mars? The InSight vehicle is designed to examine the Mars interior—its core and crust—to learn how the planetary formations may have been different from ours and look for evidence of seismic or other events that may explain its hellish reality today.
If an American astronaut wants to go to outer space, they have to go through Russia to get there. And so far, an African American has never been launched on a Russian rocket. Last month’s launch was supposed to change that.
Please join the CSIS Aerospace Security Project on Monday, July 23, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of NASA’s founding with Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Hear the Administrator’s vision for the agency’s future while honoring its decades-long history. The Administrator’s address will be followed by a panel discussion featuring two of his predecessors: Sean O’Keefe and Charlie Bolden.
What did the Trump Administration’s third space policy directive change? How does it affect space debris? Will there be a Space Force? Read this assessment to find out all these answers and more!
The Space Symposium has become widely known as the premier U.S. space policy and program forum and as the “must attend” opportunity for information on and interaction among all sectors of space.
Moonstruck is a new podcast mini-series about humans in space. Listen to the show on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, or wherever you get your podcasts.
On January 18, 2018, the CSIS Aerospace Security Project hosted “En Route to the Moon: Creating a Civil Space Architecture” a public forum on securing civil space systems in the new era of NASA.
Like past presidents, Trump is setting an ambitious space agenda that is not backed up with resources
The Trump Administration has emphasized civil and commercial space as one of its top priorities with the reinstatement of the National Space Council, the signing of Space Policy Directive 1, and the recent National Security Strategy, which prioritized the improvement of our U.S. space architecture resiliency. This conference will focus on how NASA and others can promptly adapt civil space architectures in pursuit of the Administration’s mission objectives.
On December 11, 2017, President Trump amended the 2010 National Space Policy to redirect NASA’s focus to sending Americans back to the Moon.