10 Interesting Facts About

Artemis 1  The Moon Mission

1

The Artemis is the most powerful rocket NASA has ever built for the moon mission.

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2

This Mission duration is about 37 days, 23 hours, and 53 minutes.

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3

The total distance the rocket will travel is 1.3 million miles.

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4

The mission is planned to re-enter Earth's atmosphere at 24,500 miles/hour speed. 

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5

This Artemis rocket launch is composed of 12 parts that largely fit into two main parts such as Orion and the Space Launch System (SLS).

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6

Orion is a spacecraft which is specifically designed for crew and space exploration. While the SLS is the vehicle that is responsible for sending Orion into space. 

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7

The Orion can accommodate 4 astronauts for around 21 days without docking on another spacecraft.

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8

When it comes to speed, the rocket will accelerate at 17,000 miles per hour during its first 8 minutes of flight. 

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9

This Artemis I Rocket will go deeper into space than Apollo. 

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10

The main goal of this Artemis I mission is to pave the way for astronauts to return to the surface of the moon.

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