NASA’s massive moon rocket is set for flight earlier than planned. NASA originally planned to have the flight take place on Aug 18th but recently announced that it would be moved up to Aug 16th.
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“@NASA is targeting as soon as 9 pm. EDT of Tuesday, Aug 16 for rollout of @NASA_SLS ahead of a targeted Aug 29 #Artemis I launch,” agency officials wrote in a tweet.
Depending on the launch date, the Artemis 1 mission will last between 39 and 42 days, according to Agency officials. The first crew flight is scheduled for 2024, which is the Artemis 2 mission.