March 6, 2020 – NASA’s Orion spacecraft, a crucial a part of the Artemis I mission, has accomplished three months of testing on the company’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. Through the testing, the craft was subjected to the excessive temperatures and electromagnetic surroundings it’ll expertise in its upcoming check mission to the Moon.
Artemis I can be an uncrewed flight check across the Moon, the primary in a collection of progressively extra advanced missions that in the end will land the primary lady and subsequent man on the lunar South Pole by 2024. NASA will then use what it learns on the Moon to organize to ship astronauts to Mars.
The first contractor for the Orion spacecraft is Lockheed Martin Area Methods of Littleton, Colorado.