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NASA’s Orion capsule splashes down, concluding Artemis I mission

NASA’s long-awaited Artemis I mission concluded Sunday with the Orion space capsule splashing down west of Baja California in the Pacific Ocean, paving the way for an ambitious program ahead. The 25.5 day long mission began in the early morning hours of November 16 after several false starts going all …

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Artemis I gets off the ground, propelling historic program

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Cheers and applause erupted from spectators at Kennedy Space Center in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday morning as NASA’s Artemis I blasted off from Launch Pad 39B. The launch paves the way for the space agency to return astronauts to the Moon and later onto Mars. The …

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Updates: Countdown to launch of NASA’S Artemis I moon mission

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – History was made Wednesday morning as NASA’s Artemis I moon mission blasted off from Kennedy Space Center. This was the program’s third launch attempt after the mission director scrubbed the first two launches due to fuel leaks. Artemis I is an uncrewed test mission for the …

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Artemis I fueling operations surpass previous attempts, preparations ‘clean’

NASA is rolling full steam ahead with launch preparations into tonight’s Artemis I launch–and the team sounds confident that tonight is the night. Liquid hydrogen fueling moved into “topping”–the final stage of filling–just after 6:30 P.M. Liquid oxygen fueling began topping just an hour later. Previous launch attempts were foiled …

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