Artemis 1 – the first stage of NASA’s mission to put humans back on the moon – was a success.
The Orion crew module tumbled through the Earth’s atmosphere at speeds of over 40,000 km/h on Sunday before landing safely in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico.
As NASA debriefs its 25.5 day trip around the moon with the Orion Spacecraft, Dr Sophie Calabretto and Matthew Agius look ahead to the launch of the next Artemis missions, and the return of humans to the surface of the moon on this episode of The Science Briefing.
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Originally published by Cosmos as The Artemis 1 mission was a success, what happens next?
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