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NASA’s Artemis Program – Gateway to the Moon… Steppingstone to Mars

Posted by Guy Pirro 06/22/2022 05:38PM

NASA’s Artemis Program – Gateway to the Moon… Steppingstone to Mars

Artemis is the first step in the next era of human exploration. Together with commercial and international partners, NASA will establish a sustainable presence on the Moon to prepare for missions to Mars. Artemis 1, planned for liftoff later this year, will be the first integrated test of NASA’s deep space exploration systems: the Orion spacecraft, Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and the ground systems at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The first in a series of increasingly complex missions, Artemis 1 will be an uncrewed flight test that will provide a foundation for human deep space exploration, and demonstrate our commitment and capability to extend human existence to the Moon and beyond. During this flight, the spacecraft will launch on the most powerful rocket in the world and fly farther than any spacecraft built for humans has ever flown. It will travel 280,000 miles from Earth, thousands of miles beyond the Moon over the course of about a four to six-week mission. Orion will stay in space longer than any ship for astronauts has done without docking to a space station and return home faster and hotter than ever before.


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And the first thing they'll do when they land a pre-fab structure on the moon or Mars for habitation will be: LIGHT THE PLACE UP!
You can just see those brilliantly bluish-white LEDs blazing away throughout the night and visible for miles around on either the moon or Mars. Think about it, the very first human action on another world is to light pollute it!...