Science and Exploration

High Resolution Image: Orion And The Moon

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
NASA
December 6, 2022
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High Resolution Image: Orion And The Moon
Orion And The Moon
NASA

On flight day 20 of the Artemis I mission, Orion captured the Moon on the day of return powered flyby. The burn, which lasted 3 minutes, 27 seconds, committed the spacecraft to a Dec. 11 splashdown.

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