Simply visit the Artemis website and enter your first name, last name, and a unique pin, which grants access to a boarding pass. Once completed, your name joins others on a flash drive that will fly aboard the Orion spacecraft.
The Artemis lunar exploration program aims to land the first woman and next man on the Moon in 2024, in hopes of establishing a sustainable human presence on Earth’s satellite by the end of the decade. NASA previously announced the 18 men and women who form its Artemis Team. They include Jessica Meir and Christina Koch, who performed the agency’s first all-female spacewalk in 2019.
“All eyes will be on the historic Launch Complex 39B when Orion and the Space Launch System (SLS) lift off for the first time from NASA’s modernized Kennedy Space Center in Florida,” the space agency explained on its website. “The mission will demonstrate our commitment and capability to extend human existence to the Moon and beyond.
Teams at Kennedy Space Center are wrapping up pre-flight tests in advance of rolling out the SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft this month for a final assessment—known as the wet dress rehearsal. NASA will set a target launch date once that rehearsal proves successful.
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