Countdown to the US space agency NASA’s Artemis One has begun. NASA is going to execute the One Mission. According to Indian time, the Orion spacecraft will be launched at 6:30 pm.
All the preparations for this mission have been completed. This will be NASA’s first flight test before sending humans. It will be launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The first test flight of the new Space Launch System rocket and Orion crew capsule under Artemis One will take place today at 6.30 pm. The 322 foot or say 98 meter tall rocket is the most powerful rocket ever built by NASA.
Will investigate the situation around the Moon?
This rocket will launch the Orion spacecraft without a crew for about 42 days. The spacecraft will go to the Moon and will put itself in orbit, leaving some small satellites in orbit. Under this mission, NASA will get training to operate the space craft. It will also investigate the situation around the Moon.
The experience of which will be given to the astronauts. It will also ensure the safe return of the passengers to Earth. This is the first mission of this rocket in which no astronaut will be aboard. But if this mission is successful, then in future astronauts will also be able to go on mission with this rocket.
If all goes well, humans will be able to step on the moon once again from 2024. Artemis is an important mission for NASA. In December this year, NASA will complete 50 years since Apollo 17 reached the moon. This was the last time man went to the moon.