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NASA Released A New Video Introducing the Artemis I Mission

NASA Released A New Video Introducing the Artemis I Mission
NASA Released A New Video Introducing the Artemis I Mission
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If you don’t know enough about NASA ‘s upcoming Artemis I mission and are curious about it, a new video released by NASA tells you everything you need to know about it in less than five minutes .

Titled Artemis I: We Are Ready , the video explains why we’re going to the moon again, and shows how the carefully planned Artemis I mission is expected to unfold, using impressive graphics. NASA’s Artemis program is about a new era of space exploration designed to send humans back to the moon, as well as send them to Mars and possibly beyond.

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What Stages Will the Artemis I Mission Cover?

The uncrewed Artemis I mission will launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, August 29, and will be the first flight of NASA’s next-generation Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle to date. It is also the first flight of the new Orion spacecraft, designed specifically for deeper space missions.

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Orion’s journey will take six weeks and will include a lunar transit that will take him within just 62 miles of the lunar surface. Orion will then return to Earth and descend from the California coast.

After a successful Artemis I mission, it will follow the same route but will pave the way for Artemis II , which will have astronauts on board. Following this, Artemis III will send the first woman to the lunar surface in a mission that could take place as early as 2025.

With 8.8 million pounds of thrust launching the 98-metre-high SLS rocket into the air, Monday’s launch is predicted to be an impressive spectacle, and you can watch the entire event via NASA’s live stream.

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