SLS Block 1 | Artemis-1

SLS Block 1 | Artemis-1

Launch Complex 39B
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Artemis-1

Artemis-1 (previously Exploration Mission 1) is the first flight on Space Launch System and the second flight of Orion crew spacecraft. Mission is planned to be an uncrewed circumlunar flight.

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Orion 002


Serial 002

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Active

Landing Time N/A


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Space Launch System (SLS)


Height 111.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 0 kN

Diameter 8.40 Meters

Mass To LEO 130000 kg

Liftoff Mass 0 Tonnes


Launch Success 0

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight Unknown

Launch Failures 0


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Nosu

2022-06-15T18:47:49+0000

NET August 23

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-04-28T18:47:50+0000

NET August

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Nosu

2022-04-20T17:50:32+0000

NET June 29

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Nosu

2022-03-25T22:02:53+0000

NET June 6 16:48 - 18:48 UTC

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SwGustav

2022-02-24T20:10:14+0000

Moving to May window per media update

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Nosu

2022-02-02T13:55:55+0000

NET April 2022

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Nosu

2022-02-01T21:12:07+0000

Rollout delayed, moving to TBD March

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Jay

2022-01-18T16:12:00+0000

NET March 20.

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Nosu

2021-12-20T17:04:41+0000

NET March 12-27 due to a malfunctioning computer in one of the main engines.

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Nosu

2021-10-22T17:37:43+0000

First launch opportunity February 12, 2022 between 22:56 and 23:17 UTC.

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Nosu

2021-10-22T17:11:54+0000

Launch NET February 2022

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Artemis

The Artemis program is a US government-funded crewed spaceflight program that has the goal of landing "the first woman and the next man" on the Moon, specifically at the lunar south pole region by 2024.

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