NASA announces an updated version of its “Artemis” exploration program

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Washington – Arabs today

On Monday, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration “NASA” presented an updated version of its “Artemis” program for exploring the moon, explaining in a statement that the program will be implemented in 3 phases. The first phase, “Artemis” 1, is expected to be implemented in 2021, which will be represented in Sending an “Orion” vehicle via a “SLS” missile to carry out an unmanned flight around the moon to ensure the capabilities to ensure the conditions of life and the stability of communication. The second stage, “Artemis 2”, will be the implementation of a similar flight in 2023 but with a crew of astronauts on board the vehicle, In 2024, astronauts will land on the moon within the third stage, “Artemis 3”.

“NASA” stressed in its statement that the third stage is scheduled to include the landing of the first woman in history on the surface of the Earth, as NASA Administrator James Braidenstein said in a press statement: “All the elements we need in order to carry out a successful landing on the moon.” The year 2024 is currently under implementation, and we are fast moving towards achieving this goal. ”Consequently, NASA has officially postponed the implementation of the first and second phases of its program, as they were initially scheduled to be completed in 2020 and 2022, but they were postponed, according to what the administration previously said, due to Stalling in the production of the “SLS” carrier rocket due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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