#Artemis

Orion capsule stacked on top of Artemis 1 as moon mission approaches

4 weeks ago — Long Read

The final preparations have started for Nasa’s Artemis launch - the first step of the US space agencies plan to return astronauts to moon. Artemis I will be the first...

Uncrewed flights to the Moon to start February 2022

1 month ago — Quick Read

US Space Agency NASA has announced plans for the start of uncrewed flights around the Moon in 2020. The plan will see the Orion capsule launched using NASA's Space Launch...

The road to assembling NASAs mega-rocket.

6 months ago — Long Read

Nasa has announced that it has assembled the first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. The massive SLS is designed to have enough power to carry humans to the Moon later...

Infographic – How is NASA assembling its huge SLS rocket?

6 months ago — Long Read

In the next few days NASA will finalise the first assembly of its huge SLS rocket. The rocket is part of the Artemis mission to take humans back to the...

Artemis: how ever changing US space policy may push back the next Moon landing

9 months ago — Deep Dive

Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan blasted off from the Taurus-Littrow valley on the Moon in their lunar module Challenger on December 14 1972. Five days later, they splashed down safely...

Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

1 year ago — Quick Read

Today NASA, alongside engineering giant Northrop Grumman, celebrated after they successfully ignited a massive solid rocket booster in Utah. The two-minute test put the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) hardware through...