End August is the “Artemis” mission of the US space agency NASA do a first test start. A possible start date is the 29th. Augustshared the NASA With. Should there be unexpected complications by then, there should be alternative dates on September 2nd or 5th. With the “Artemis” mission, among other things, people should be brought back to the moon in the medium term. The last time this happened was in December 1972 – during the Apollo 17 mission. On board were Commander Eugene Cernan, Pilot Ron Evans, and Lunar Module Pilot Harrison “Jack” Schmitt.
The system – consisting of the “Space Launch System” rocket and the “Orion” capsule – had been extensively tested twice in the past few months at the Cape Canaveral spaceport. Both times various problems had arisen. Nevertheless, she had NASA given the green light for an unmanned test launch.
With the “Artemis” mission, US astronauts were supposed to land on the moon again by 2024, including a woman for the first time. This is now planned for 2025 at the earliest. Four astronauts are to be taken to lunar orbit in the Orion spacecraft, where two of them will then transfer to a lander. A kind of space station is also to be created on the moon, also as a basis for a manned flight to Mars – but this will only happen in the distant future.