South Korea in Talks with US to Join Artemis Project Written 19 May 2021


Artist's impression of the Artemis Gateway power and propulsion and Habitation and Logistics Outpost, or HALO, in orbit around the Moon. | Credit: NASA

Space News reports that South Korea “is in last-minute negotiations with the United States to join NASA’s Artemis program, a news outlet here reported May 18, citing government sources.” The two countries are aiming to complete negotiations before a May 21 summit between President Biden and South Korea President Moon Jae-in. An unnamed South Korean official “said the move to join the Artemis program was in line with ‘our continued commitment to strengthening partnership with NASA’ when it comes to space exploration.”
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