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Orion captures haunting pictures of the Lunar surface

November 26th, 2022

NASA’s Artemis I mission lifted off from Earth just a few short weeks ago, and since then, the Orion capsule has captured a breathtaking view of Earth and even completed its lunar flyby. While preparing to enter what NASA calls a distant retrograde orbit, the Orion capsule also managed to capture a photo of the …


Orion completes Lunar flyby and prepares to orbit the Moon

November 21st, 2022

NASA has reached yet another milestone in the Artemis 1 mission to send Orion around the Moon and test the capsule’s survivability in space. Earlier today, Orion approached the Moon, losing signal as it completed its Lunar flyby. With Orion’s lunar flyby behind it, the spacecraft will not settle into a distant retrograde orbit to …

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Rewatch NASA’s historic Artemis I rocket launch

November 16th, 2022

NASA’s Artemis missions have officially kicked off a new era of space exploration. The space agency broadcast the entire event live on its NASA Live channel and has since uploaded a broadcast video for the entire Artemis I launch event on its YouTube channel. NASA originally planned to complete the debut launch of its Space …

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NASA captured this stunning view of Earth just after Artemis launched

November 16th, 2022

Artemis has officially launched. Following months of delays and issues with NASA’s largest space launch system ever, the next era of space exploration officially began this morning, when Artemis I successfully lifted off. But the liftoff isn’t the only thing worth celebrating, as Artemis I captured this stunning view of Earth as it left our …

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NASA looks to late September for next Artemis I launch attempt

September 10th, 2022

NASA’s previous attempts to launch Artemis I have been unsuccessful for several reasons. Now, the space agency is looking to make yet another Artemis I launch attempt sometime in late September. If that fails, then it will be forced to move to October, setting the timeline of the rocket’s mission back even further.

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NASA confirms Artemis I SLS megarocket is ‘go for launch’

August 23rd, 2022

Despite all the issues that have popped up, the Artemis I launch date has officially been set in stone. NASA announced earlier this month that the SLS megarocket, which will help usher in a new age of space exploration, is now “go for launch” for the Artemis I mission on August 29, 2022. And, with …