NASA Is Going To Deep Space

SpaceX Rocket Launch
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with four private citizens onboard, lifts off in this time-exposure photo from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39-A, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Cape Canaveral, Fla John Raoux/Associated Press
SpaceX Rocket Launch
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with four private citizens onboard, lifts off in this time-exposure photo from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39-A, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Cape Canaveral, Fla John Raoux/Associated Press

NASA Is Going To Deep Space

Commercial space companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX are launching astronauts into low orbit, freeing up NASA to pursue ambitious voyages into deep space.

GUEST: Christian Davenport, Washington Post space reporter