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Artemis-I

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Artemis I

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Overview

Destination: Lunar Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Lunar Orbit Launch Complex 39B Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA Probability: 90%

Artemis I (previously Exploration Mission 1) is the first flight on Space Launch System and the second flight of Orion crew spacecraft. Mission is planned to be an uncrewed circumlunar flight.

Telemetry

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Updates

Nosu • Nov. 16, 2022, 8:47 a.m.

Successful maiden flight of the Space Launch System, launching Orion towards the Moon as part of the first mission of the Artemis program.


Nosu • Nov. 16, 2022, 6:48 a.m.

Liftoff


Nosu • Nov. 16, 2022, 6:38 a.m.

Adding new T-0 and setting GO


Space Launch System (SLS)

Family: Space Launch System
Configuration: Block 1

The Space Launch System (SLS) is an American Space Shuttle-derived heavy expendable launch vehicle. It is part of NASA's deep space exploration plans including as the main launch vehicle of the Artemis program. SLS follows the cancellation of the Constellation program, and is to replace the retired Space Shuttle.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    111.0 m
  • Diameter
    8.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    8.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    2628 T
  • Thrust
    39000 kN
Family
  • Name
    Space Launch System (SLS)
  • Family
    Space Launch System
  • Variant
    Block 1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Space Launch System Block 1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $2000000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    95000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Orion 002


Active Cargo Crew On-board: 5
Destination: Retrograde orbit around the Moon
Serial Number: 002

Orion spacecraft used for Artemis 1.

Orion Details

Crew


Commander Moonikin Campos

Anthropomorphic Test Device - Earthling - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: None
Age: None

Helga

Anthropomorphic Test Device - Earthling - ( DLR )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: None
Age: None

Zohar

Anthropomorphic Test Device - Earthling - ( DLR )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: None
Age: None

Shaun the Sheep

Zero-G Indicator - Earthling - ( ESA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: None
Age: None

Snoopy

Zero-G Indicator - Earthling - ( NASA )

Status: Active

Date of Birth: None
Age: None

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Administrator: Bill Nelson Founded: 1958 Successes: 115 Failures: 20 Pending: 6

Agency Type: Government

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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