NASA’s Artemis Rocket Returns to Launchpad Written 17 August 2022


The first Artemis rocket stage. | Credit: NASA

The New York Times reports that “NASA’s big moon rocket is rolling out to the launching pad for the third time – and it actually is slated to launch to the moon.” The rollout “had been scheduled for Thursday, but NASA announced on Monday that the move had been moved up to Tuesday evening.” This is leading up “to the launch of NASA’s Artemis I mission, an uncrewed test of the giant rocket and the Orion spacecraft where astronauts will one day sit.”
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