The POT announced that the mission Artemis IIthe continuation of the program that plans to take man to the Moon again, It already has a release date: the end of November 2024.
As he recalls a report published on the website of infobaethe Artemis I mission ended on December 11 after 25 days in space with the Orion spacecraft hovering around the galactic surroundings of our natural satellite, successfully without crew members.
It was Jim Free, the associate administrator of the US space agency, who confirmed the date on which they plan to start Artemis II. He remembered that they are looking for the crew, which would be made up of four astronauts.
“We’re on the hunt for that Artemis II crew. At the moment there is nothing to stop us after what we learned with Artemis IFree said.
What is known about Artemis II?
The only thing that seems clear about Artemis II is the estimated date and the number of crew members it will have. One of them is said to be Canadian and the group would be in orbit for 10 days around the Moon.
NASA plans to launch this second mission in a year and a half and Artemis III one year after Artemis II, around 2025 and hoping to deliver astronauts to the lunar south pole.
Free recalled: “Our plan has always been 12 months, but there are important developments that need to be made. Dates may be subject to change as events unfold.”.
The administrator stressed that “we need a lander” and “our space suits.” About the first one, they will use a version of SpaceX’s Starship, which has yet to make its first orbital flight. Regarding the suits, it will be the Axiom Space company that completes its development.