Stay connected with NASA's human exploration activities in and beyond low Earth orbit.
From the time of our birth, humans have felt a primordial urge to explore -- to blaze new trails, map new lands, and answer profound questions about ourselves and our universe.
How do men and women adapt differently to space? Scientists and clinicians will discuss results from a recent research review during a virtual workshop on June 25.
NASA hosted a three-day Human Space Exploration Community Workshop in San Diego, Calif., Nov. 14 -16, 2011, to introduce the International Space Exploration Coordination Group's (ISECG) Global Exploration Roadmap (GER).
08.19.10: NASA presented an overview of themes from industry responses to NASA's Commercial Crew Initiative RFI. NASA has addressed questions from the forum; responses, briefings and video are available.
09.20.10: NASA hosted a workshop with experts and key leaders in industry, academia, government, and the international community, to identify objectives for exploration missions to Near Earth Objects (NEOs).
05.26.10: NASA hosted an Exploration Enterprise workshop on May 25-26, with participants from industry, academia, and the U.S. government. Briefings and video are available.
NASA has established the Review of U.S. Human Space Flight Plans Committee to ensure the nation is pursuing the best trajectory for the future of human space flight - one that is safe, innovative, affordable, and sustainable. Exploration Systems briefings are available here.
On April 2, 2009, Dr. Michael Hawes of NASA's Program Analysis & Evaluation and Dr. John Olson of NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate provided an update about the NASA's future in space exploration.
NASA and nine other space agencies from around the world met under the banner of the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG).
This workshop will discuss the latest on the NASA lunar surface exploration activities.
ESMD Associate Administrator Doug Cooke talks about Exploration System's 2008 accomplishments and 2009 goals at the Space Transportation Association luncheon.
NASA's Exploration Systems and Space Operations Mission Directorates discuss exploration in this two-part series. View presentation charts and videos!
Presentation charts are available: NASA invited interested industry, academia and reporters to learn more about the Ares V heavy lift-launch vehicle and the Altair lunar lander and the roles they will play in returning humans to the moon by 2020.
NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Deputy Associate Administrator for Management and Policy, Tom Cremins addressed an audience in Bremen, Germany, hosted by the German Society for Aerospace (DGLR).
› Download the speech by Tom Cremins (132 KB PDF)
NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Associate Administrator, Dr. Richard Gilbrech delivered the Keynote speech at the 2008 AIAA Space Conference and Exposition.
NASA conducted a discussion of a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Lunar Surface Systems Concept Studies.
Webcasts from the 3rd Space Exploration Conference, February 26-28, are now available.
NASA's Lunar Architecture update presented at the 2007 AIAA Conference
The Exploration Systems Mission Directorate (ESMD) held the first Technology Exchange Conference (TEC), November 14 and 15, at the Galveston Island Convention Center in Galveston, TX.
Top leaders from industry, academia, NASA and other agencies meet to focus on implementing the Vision for Space Exploration.
Transforming the Vision from a set of goals into concrete realities of space exploration.