It was originally planned to launch the vehicle in late 2021 but..
It was pushed to August 2022 due to fault in engine sensors. However due to
liquid hydrogen leak
in a part called..
", the launch was delayed further. The date is postponed to
23 Sept- 4 Oct 2022
while the teams..
work to replace the seal on the part. After competition, the rocket will take off from the
Launch Pad 39B
Kennedy Space Centre
Artemis I is an
uncrewed flight test
of the Space Launch System around the Moon.
What is Artemis I ?
After the success of Artemis I, an
Artemis base camp
will be built on the moon with successive launches.
Artemis II will be carried with crewed flight and Artemis III will help carry
to the lunar surface.
Acc. to The Artemis Program, an
will carry the astronauts from Earth to
. Gateway is a home-like
The Artemis Program
spacecraft in space where Astronauts could work and live. From here they'll get the
which'll take them to the moon.
An astronaut would be able to live and work on the
Artemis Moon Base
which consists of
a cabin, a rover and a mobile home
The goal of this program is to establish a
long term presence on the moon
and conduct activities for the benefit of all.
It will act as a guiding step towards setting the
first man to Mars