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Artemis 1 – Mission part 10

The Atemis 1 mission is going really well, the next main event will be Monday. See below. Time is Eastern Time, USA.

(All times U.S. Eastern Standard Time, which equates to UTC-5.)

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7:15 a.m ET. – Artemis I coverage of the outbound powered flyby of the Moon by the Orion spacecraft

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 9

Successful launch on the morning of 16/11/2022. Humans are going back to the Moon.

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Launch starts about 3h:13 mins in to the video.

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 8

The plan is to try another launch during week commencing 14/11/2022. Check the NASA site for details. Fingers Crossed the launch can go ahead after a series of setbacks due to weather, technical issues etc.

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Meteorologists with the U.S. Space Force Space Launch Delta 45 currently predict 90% favorable weather conditions for the Artemis I launch targeted for Nov. 16. Liftoff is scheduled for 1:04 a.m. EST with a two-hour launch window.

The mission management team will meet this afternoon to review the status of preparations for launch. NASA will host a teleconference at 7 p.m. to discuss the outcome following the meeting. Listen on the agency’s website at: [https://www.nasa.gov/live] (https://www.nasa.gov/live).

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 7

The plan is to try another launch during 27/9/2022. Check the NASA site for details. NASA is keeping an eye on the weather and an approaching tropical storm. Fingers Crossed the launch can go ahead.

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 6

The plan is to try another launch during the next window. This will be week commencing 20/9/2022. Check the NASA site for details. Fingers crossed all the issues have been solved and the launch can go ahead as planned.

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JFK Moon Speech

Today makes 60 years since US president, John F Kennerdy made his famous 'going to the moon speech' in 1962.

In 2022 Humans are going back.

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 5

An update on the Artemis 1 moon mission can be found on the NASA blog

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 4

The planned Artemis launch for Saturday 3rd September has been scrubbed due to the Hydrogen leak problem

There other launch windows so NASA will try again on the next available date.

These missions are not easy, it is a case of trying to find out what is causing the problem, fixing it and trying again.

There is a link to a downloadable launch window calender here

artemis display Display at Paignton Library

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 3

The planned Artemis launch for Monday 29th August was scrubbed due to a series of technical issues.

If all goes well, NASAs Artemis SLS will launch Saturday 3rd September and start a new era in the human quest to explore the Moon, Mars and eventually beyond.

NASA is heading back to the Moon, Artemis 1 is the unmanned test mission which if all goes well will lead in to further missions over the next few years.

Please take timings etc from the NASA website and NOT from this blog. I am not responsible for you missing anything.

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Display at Paignton Library

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Artemis 1 – Mission part 2

If all goes well, NASAs Artemis SLS will launch tomorrow (Monday) and start a new era in the human quest to explore the Moon, Mars and eventually beyond.

NASA is heading back to the Moon, Artemis 1 is the unmanned test mission which if all goes well will lead in to further missions over the next few years.

According to the schedule coverage starts at 12:00 am (morning) on Monday eastern time which would make it about 5am UK time (assuming EST is UK time – 5).

As full coverage starts at 6:30 a.m Eastern time, this would make it 11 am UK time so late morning (ish). The best way to ensure you catch the launch is to check out the social media / website and youtube channels which are linked to from the above schedule page.

Please take timings etc from the NASA website and NOT from this blog. I am not responsible for you missing anything.

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