On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Vice President Mike Pence unveiled the name of the mission to take astronauts back there. Named Artemis—sister of the Greek god Apollo—this mission will see humans return to the moon.
Lockheed Martin’s Orion spacecraft, European Space Agency’s (ESA) service module, and Boeing’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will get them there.
The Artemis Missions
In 2021, Artemis-1 will launch the SLS and Orion spacecra…
Source URL: Breaking Down NASA’s Hardware For Returning Astronauts to the Moon
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