Waspie_Dwarf Posted March 24 #1 Share Posted March 24 (IP: Staff) · Worldwide Team Makes Orion’s First Artemis Mission Possible Quote NASA’s Orion spacecraft completed its uncrewed Artemis I flight test in 2022, paving the way for future crewed missions to the Moon and beyond. During the flight, Orion launched atop the Space Launch System rocket, flew by the Moon twice coming within 80 miles of the lunar surface, and at its farthest distance traveled a record-breaking 268,563 miles from our home planet before returning to Earth. The uncrewed 25.5-day mission provided valuable data on the performance of the spacecraft’s critical systems and equipment before astronauts fly aboard beginning with Artemis II. Read More: NASA Related story: Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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