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Here’s How to Track the Orion Spacecraft After the SLS Sends It to the Moon This Weekend
Here’s How to Track the Orion Spacecraft After the SLS Sends It to the Moon This Weekend

1 Sep 2022, 08:33 UTC / NASA is to make a second attempt at sending the Orion spaceship on a trip to the Moon and back, there's a way to track its movement

 
Orion Spacecraft Undergoes Final Preparations for Artemis I Launch
Orion Spacecraft Undergoes Final Preparations for Artemis I Launch

25 Aug 2022, 16:52 UTC / NASA's Artemis I mission to the Moon is closer than ever to launch. Teams have opened the Orion capsule for the last time to inspect its interior

 
Here Is the Strange and Colorful Cargo Artemis I Will Carry to the Moon (Full List Inside)
Here Is the Strange and Colorful Cargo Artemis I Will Carry to the Moon (Full List Inside)

11 Aug 2022, 09:43 UTC / NASA's cargo manifest for the Artemis I mission is three pages long, includes anything from LEGOs to tree and plant seeds.

 
SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch
SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch

2 Aug 2022, 08:37 UTC / NASA engineers are now on the final stretch of preparations for the Artemis I Moon launch, rocket and spaceship getting ready inside VAB

 
Artemis I Rocket to Spend 4th of July in the VAB, Getting Ready for Moon Trip
Artemis I Rocket to Spend 4th of July in the VAB, Getting Ready for Moon Trip

1 Jul 2022, 12:43 UTC / NASA to start moving the Space Launch System and Orion combo back into the Vehicle Assembly Building on July 1, just in time for Independence Day

 
Artemis II Orion Spacecraft Getting Ready for First Flight, Artemis III Around the Corner
Artemis II Orion Spacecraft Getting Ready for First Flight, Artemis III Around the Corner

14 Jun 2022, 11:37 UTC / As it gets ready to test the SLS and Orion for Artemis I, the hardware for missions II and III is rapidly being put together over at NASA

 
Here’s the Complicated Road to the Perfect Artemis I Launch Windows
Here’s the Complicated Road to the Perfect Artemis I Launch Windows

21 May 2022, 04:02 UTC / NASA has to take into account a wide variety of factors when choosing the launch windows for the Artemis I mission, even so plenty of dates on the table

 
SLS Rocket All Locked Up Inside Now, It’ll Take Weeks to Get Out Again
SLS Rocket All Locked Up Inside Now, It’ll Take Weeks to Get Out Again

27 Apr 2022, 09:07 UTC / NASA finished moving the Space Launch System rocket from the launch pad to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), to spend weeks there

 
Inverted Rocket Firing Is How You Test Orion’s Launch Abort System
Inverted Rocket Firing Is How You Test Orion’s Launch Abort System

4 Apr 2022, 08:03 UTC / Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin announce the completion of testing for the launch abort system that will be fitted on Orion for Artemis II

 
Time-Lapse Video Shows SLS Moon Rocket Starting Its Journey to the Moon
Time-Lapse Video Shows SLS Moon Rocket Starting Its Journey to the Moon

24 Mar 2022, 10:54 UTC / Video of the Space Launch System rollout at the end of last week shows a journey of several hours compressed in just two minutes

 
Perseverance Took 11 Million Human Names to Mars, NASA Plans to Fly Some Around the Moon
Perseverance Took 11 Million Human Names to Mars, NASA Plans to Fly Some Around the Moon

3 Mar 2022, 09:58 UTC / NASA opens registration books for people willing to send their names on a trip around the Moon on Artemis I, boarding passes issued

 
Artemis I Countdown Timer Is Live, Here’s Where to Track Remaining Days
Artemis I Countdown Timer Is Live, Here’s Where to Track Remaining Days

1 Dec 2021, 10:39 UTC / NASA allows to public to take part in the Artemis I pre-launch jitters by allowing people access to a countdown timer to the February launch

 
SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle
SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle

17 Nov 2021, 10:56 UTC / NASA says it will roll out the SLS-Orion combo to its launch pad by the end of winter, plans to conduct first tests shortly after

 
Artemis I Moon Mission Explained in a Few Easy Steps and Some Confusing Acronyms
Artemis I Moon Mission Explained in a Few Easy Steps and Some Confusing Acronyms

6 Nov 2021, 10:26 UTC / The Artemis I mission is the dry run to the Moon of the Orion capsule, the one that should open the doors to a new age in space exploration

 
Orion Spaceship Service Module Crosses the Atlantic to Its Last Earthbound Stop
Orion Spaceship Service Module Crosses the Atlantic to Its Last Earthbound Stop

14 Oct 2021, 07:40 UTC / An Antonov aircraft is carrying the second European Service Module across the Atlantic to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida

 
Orion Spaceship Service Module Gears Up for Its Trans-Atlantic Journey
Orion Spaceship Service Module Gears Up for Its Trans-Atlantic Journey

7 Oct 2021, 00:04 UTC / NASA’s next-generation Orion space capsule is one step closer to its first journey around the Moon as one of its key components is heading its way

 
A Wheel That Keeps on Rolling. Orion Electric Unicycle Promises 186 Miles per Charge
A Wheel That Keeps on Rolling. Orion Electric Unicycle Promises 186 Miles per Charge

25 Sep 2021, 22:11 UTC / The Orion electric unicycle promises to be a beast that can cover more distance than an electric bike or scooter, boasting a range of 186 miles on a charge.

 
Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make Main Engine for Orion Capsule Until 2032
Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make Main Engine for Orion Capsule Until 2032

22 Sep 2021, 11:24 UTC / After it's done with the Orbital Maneuvering System on the Orion European Service module, NASA will shift to an Aerojet-made Orion Main Engine

 
Orion Spaceship Adapter Looks Like a Giant Bowl of Soup, Has CubeSats Inside
Orion Spaceship Adapter Looks Like a Giant Bowl of Soup, Has CubeSats Inside

16 Aug 2021, 12:27 UTC / NASA shares an image of the Orion stage adapter that will carry inside it a number of CubeSats that will be deployed during the Artemis I mission later in 2021

 
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket

10 Aug 2021, 15:22 UTC / America spent ten years and $18.6 billion on getting the Space Launch System rocket ready to power the Artemis Moon exploration program