Constellation program

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Constellation Program

(glossary entry)


  • Umbrella name for a series of proposals within NASA for future manned exploration of space, including a possible return to the Moon. A follow-on to NASA's Vision for Space Exploration.

Additional Information

  • Constellation program main page.
  • NASA's abbreviation for "Constellation Program" is "CxP" with "Cx" being used to form other "Constellation"-related acronymns.
  • List of nearside Regions of Interest (ROI) being investigated for possible exploration as part of CxP.
  • The Constellation program is scheduled for cancellation, a decision that seems to be enthusiastically supported by the current NASA administrator (PDF of remarks).

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