Artemis 2

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The people scheduled to go on the Artemis 2 mission: Christina Koch, Victor Glover, Jeremy Hansen, and Reid Wiseman.

Artemis 2 is a NASA mission. It is the second mission in NASA's Artemis program. It will be the first mission with people on the Orion spacecraft. As of 2024's second quarter, NASA plans to launch it in September 2025.

Earlier, NASA had plans to launch it in November 2024.[1] The Orion spacecraft will do a flyby of the Moon, and then come back to Earth.[2][3] Artemis 2 will be the first NASA mission to go to the Moon since Apollo 17 in 1972.

References[change | change source]

  1. "NASA's Artemis 2 mission around Moon set for November 2024". Agence France-Presse. 7 March 2023. Retrieved 8 March 2023.
  2. Hambleton, Kathryn (2018-08-27). "First Flight With Crew Important Step on Long-Term Return to Moon". NASA. Retrieved 2023-04-06.
  3. Sloss, Philip (25 June 2020). "NASA studying practice rendezvous options for Artemis 2 Orion".