Category: Artemis 1

NASA’s Mission Control Center Loses Contact with Artemis I Orion Capsule for 47 Minutes

NASA unexpectedly lost contact with the moonbound Orion capsule early Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, for reasons that remain unclear. NASA’s Mission Control Center at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston unexpectedly lost data to and from the spacecraft at 12:09 a.m. CST for 47 minutes while reconfiguring the communication link between Orion and Deep Space Network overnight. […]

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NASA Engineers Assess Data After Artemis 1 Scrub, Mission Managers to Meet Tuesday Afternoon

NASA engineers are evaluating data gathered during the Artemis I launch attempt Monday, Aug. 29, when teams could not get the rocket’s engines to the proper temperature range required to start the engines at liftoff and ran out of time in the two-hour launch window to continue. While managers have not yet set a date for the next launch attempt, the earliest possible opportunity is Friday, Sept. 2, during a two-hour launch window that opens at 12:48 p.m. […]

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NASA’s Artemis I Uncrewed Test Flight in March Will Launch Shoebox-Size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout

Launching with the Artemis I uncrewed test flight, NASA’s shoebox-size Near-Earth Asteroid Scout will chase down what will become the smallest asteroid ever to be visited by a spacecraft. […]

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