Science and Exploration

Waiting To Leave Earth

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
September 2, 2022
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Waiting To Leave Earth
Artemis 1

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard atop a mobile launcher is seen illuminated by spotlights at Launch Pad 39B as the launch countdown continues, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s Artemis I flight test is the first integrated test of the agency’s deep space exploration systems: the Orion spacecraft, SLS rocket, and supporting ground systems.

Photo Credit: (NASA/Keegan Barber)
NASA ID: NHQ202208290100
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