NASA launches Artemis I

    NASA’s Artemis I Moon   Mission Is ‘Go’ for Launch;

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NASA launches Artemis I today It will be the first lunar rocket to land on the moon and return to Earth. This is known from NASA's Twitter handle.

Watch live as NASA begins the Artemis missions by launching an uncrewed spacecraft on a six-week mission around the Moon and back to Earth. Through Artemis missions, NASA will land the first woman and the first person of color on the Moon, paving the way for a long-term lunar presence and serving as a steppingstone to send astronauts to Mars. During #Artemis I, Orion will travel from Earth to beyond the far side of the Moon. Liftoff from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is currently targeted for 8:33 a.m. EDT (12:33 UTC) Monday, Aug. 29.

Some basic details;

Mission names: Artemis I: Exploration Mission-1

Mission start date: 29 August 2022

Mission duration: 39–42 days (planned) 

Rocket: Space Launch System, Block 1

Location: Kennedy Space Center

Spacecraft: Orion CM-002

Manufacturer: Boeing, Airbus Defence and Space, Lockheed Martin,Northrop Grumman; Aerojet Rocketdyne,Jacobs

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