NASA's Artemis I returns from the moon with hopes to get astronauts back there soon 

By priyanka

December 12,2022

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The planned time of splashdown is 12:40 PM ET with streaming ending at 2:53 PM ET. The Orion spacecraft spent 25 days in space during its mission.

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What time is Artemis splashdown today?

Artemis 1's journey will take it 450,000km to the Moon, where it will orbit 400km above the lunar surface, before continuing approximately 64,373 km beyond into deep space.

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Where is the Artemis Project taking place?

south polar region The Artemis III plan is to land a crew at the Moon's south polar region. It is planned to have two astronauts on the surface of the Moon for about one week. The mission is intended to be the first to place a woman and a person of color on the Moon. 

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Where will the first Artemis crew land on the Moon?

NASA's Artemis missions aim to "land the first woman and first person of colour on the Moon", explore the lunar surface, and lay the groundwork for sending astronauts to Mars.

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What will Artemis 1 do on the Moon?

MISSION PATCHES Artemis I will be an uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System and the Orion spacecraft around the Moon. Artemis II will be the first crewed flight test of the Space Launch System and the Orion spacecraft around the Moon.

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Is Artemis 1 going to be manned?

Artemis 1 was successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center on 16 November 2022 at 06:47:44 UTC (01:47:44 EST). Its main objective is to test the Orion spacecraft, especially its heat shield, in preparation for subsequent Artemis missions.

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What is the aim of Artemis 1 and when is it planned to launch?

Artemis 1 is the first test flight of the agency's new Space Launch System megarocket and the Orion spacecraft. The SLS rocket launched the uncrewed Orion spacecraft on a 26-day mission, during which it will orbit the moon before returning to Earth. Find out how to track Orion on Artemis 1. 

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How long will Artemis 1 orbit the Moon?

When Artemis 1's Orion spacecraft returns to Earth this Sunday, Dec. 11, after its 25-day lunar orbital mission, it will execute a never-before-tried means of reentry that will allow its guidance system to land it anywhere—and at any time—mission planners choose within an 8,890 km (5,524 mi) range.

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Will Artemis I return to Earth?