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Ride Along With Artemis Around the Moon [Official NASA Video]

Launched on November 16, 2022, from Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Artemis I is the first in a series of increasingly complex missions that will enable human exploration to the Moon and Mars.

Cameras on NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft give us amazing views of this amazing adventure around the Moon. See up-close views of the Moon from external cameras as well as the view from inside the capsule.

Orion is the only spacecraft capable of carrying humans from Earth on Artemis missions to deep space and bringing them back to Earth from the vicinity of the Moon. More than just a crew module, Orion has a launch abort system to keep astronauts safe if an emergency happens during launch, and a European-built service module that is the powerhouse that fuels and propels Orion and keeps astronauts alive with water, oxygen, power, and temperature control, as well as a heat shield that can handle high-speed returns from deep space. SLS is the most powerful rocket in the world and the only rocket capable of launching Orion with astronauts and their supplies on Artemis missions to the Moon.

Orion launched on the SLS rocket from Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Artemis I is an uncrewed flight test of NASA’s SLS rocket, Orion spacecraft, and exploration ground systems for future Artemis missions—which will provide the foundation to send humans to the lunar surface, develop a long-term presence on and around the Moon, and pave the way for humanity to set foot on Mars.


Cameras on NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft give us amazing views of our adventure around the Moon. See up-close views of the Moon from external cameras as well as the view from inside the capsule.

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  • Female astronauts have fewer opportunities in space than men because of strict lifetime radiation exposure restrictions, A six-month mission on the International Space Station exposes astronauts to 40 times the average yearly dose of background radiation that a person would receive living on Earth,
    A six-month mission on the International Space Station exposes astronauts to 40 times yearly dose of background radiation that a person would receive on Earth,

    While the level of risk allowed for women becouse they have a lower threshold for space radiation exposure than men,
    "Depending on when you fly a space mission, a female will fly only 45 to 50 percent of the missions that a male can fly,"
    And what happened to putting the best candidates in space like we did in the '60s when we had a head-to-head competition to determine who had the best ability for which Mission instead of trying to fill political agendas to put a person of color and a female on the moon!

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