The first Black person, the first woman, and the first Canadian to reach the moon are among Artemis II’s crew members. This is the first NASA Moon Mission of its kind in about 50 years.
The astronauts who will be on board the Artemis II lunar mission next year, which will be the first crewed mission since the historic Apollo explorations ended in 1972, have been announced by NASA.
Three NASA astronauts take part in the mission, including the first Black and first woman to go to the moon. The International Space Station (ISS) has seen time with all three of them.
Jeremy Hansen, who works for the Canadian Space Agency, will be the first Canadian to go to the moon. .
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The Artemis mission was sent off fully intent on returning US space travelers to the moon after a few 50-year hush which has seen a downturn in space action.
The first crewed flight around the moon will be Artemis II. It will be followed by another crewed flight that will also include a moon landing. This will be the first mission since 1972’s Apollo 17 to land on the moon.
During an event on Monday in Houston, Texas, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson stated, “Together, we are ushering in a new era of exploration for a new generation of star sailors and dreamers — the Artemis Generation.”
The four astronauts, all wearing blue flight suits, were introduced by Nelson.
With 11 months, the 44-year-old electrical engineer holds the record for the longest period of time in space by a woman.
Back to the moon
NASA’s Artemis program means to send space explorers back to the moon in 2025. The objective is to establish a permanent human presence on the lunar surface by 2040, paving the way for a subsequent trip to Mars.
The “next generation of explorers” will be inspired by Artemis’s next mission, according to US President Joe Biden.The initial mission flight ended in December of that year. After a 25-day journey around the moon, an uncrewed Orion capsule safely returned to Earth. NASA Moon Mission
Only 12 white men and men have walked on the moon thus far.