Lunar Gateway to Serve as Model for Future Mars Missions Written 13 December 2022


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

CNET News reports on the successful Artemis 1 mission and adds that, “assuming everything goes to plan with all stages of Artemis, here are some things to look forward to in the coming decade or so,” including the lunar gateway, “a planned small space station that’ll sit in lunar orbit and serve as a solar-powered communication hub, science laboratory, habitation module for astronauts, holding center for rovers or robots and other such things.” The lunar gateway also “will serve as a model for future missions to Mars,” according to NASA.
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