NASA on Monday staged the type of celebratory occasion it has wished to carry for 5 many years—the naming a brand new crew to fly to the Moon.
The Artemis II mission will fly 4 astronauts across the Moon throughout an roughly week-long flight. This would be the first time that people have left low-Earth orbit since December 1972, on the conclusion of the Apollo 17 mission.
“It has been greater than a half-century since astronauts journeyed to the Moon,” NASA administrator Invoice Nelson stated Monday. “That is about to vary.”
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