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NASA EXPERIENCES AND EVALUATES THE ARTEMIS MISSION, THE ONE THAT WILL TAKE MAN TO THE MOON AGAIN

 

Man will once again achieve the wonderful feat of reaching the moon












I bet you didn't know this is going to be the mission that brings human life back to the moon, and everyone is waiting zero hours for that day.

 The huge rocket of the first mission of NASA's Artemis program, whose objective is to prepare the return of American astronauts to the Moon, has left its hangar this Thursday and heads on a "caterpillarized" vehicle to a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a dress rehearsal prior to launch.

For this test, which could last up to 12 hours and consists of several checks, NASA moves the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, with the Orion spacecraft at the tip, from the assembly center to launch pad 39B in the Kennedy Space Center, more than 350 kilometers north of Miami.

The hangar exit ceremony was delayed almost an hour more than planned and began around 6:00 p.m. local time (23:00 GMT) with a performance by the music band from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the background.

It has also had the presence of thousands of spectators from various parts of the world, according to the presenter and journalist Megan Cruz.


















"This is a smooth and careful operation. This is a historic moment," Cruz said.
From that moment on, a "caterpillarized" transport vehicle with the huge rocket and the ship on top of it began to travel the 4.2 miles (6.7 kilometers) that separate the hangar from the platform at a distance of 4.2 miles (6.7 kilometers). speed of one mile (1.6 km) per hour.

After about 15 minutes, the rocket was already outside the hangar, a gray building without windows whose main facade could be seen with the American flag and the NASA logo.
Janet Petro, director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center, has celebrated that the Artemis program can enable the long-awaited return to the Moon.

The last mission in which NASA astronauts set foot on the Moon was Apollo 17, which took place between December 7 and 19, 1972.

For his part, NASA administrator Bill Nelson has stressed that the goal is for Artemis to take the first woman and the first person of color to the Moon.

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