NASA is concentrating on Nov. 14 for its subsequent try to launch Artemis I, the area company stated on Wednesday, after technical difficulties and unhealthy climate pressured it to delay the primary uncrewed check flight of a capsule to hold people again to the moon.
The following try to launch the Area Launch System rocket that can carry the Orion spacecraft is deliberate throughout a 69-minute window that opens at 12:07 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov. 14, NASA stated on its web site. The company plans to roll the rocket again to the launch pad as early as Friday, Nov. 4.
A cussed gas leak and the arrival of Hurricane Ian pressured NASA to delay the launch of the uncrewed check flight over the past 5 weeks.
The Artemis I mission indicators a serious turning level for NASA’s post-Apollo human spaceflight program, after a long time of specializing in low-orbit missions with area shuttles and the Worldwide Area Station.
Named for the goddess who was Apollo’s twin sister in historic Greek mythology, Artemis goals to return astronauts to the moon’s floor as early as 2025, although many consultants imagine that time-frame will seemingly slip.