NASA clears Artemis 1 moon rocket for Nov. 16 launch despite damage


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission will try to launch again anyway.

Mission managers met on Monday (Nov. 14) to discuss the flight readiness of the Artemis 1’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft after minor damage caused by Hurricane Nicole, which was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm after touching down. country came. Thursday (November 10). Despite the fact that a band of insulating seal on Orion was damaged by high winds during the storm’s landfall, Mike Sarafin, Artemis mission manager at NASA Headquarters in Washington, said, “There is no change in our plan to try to launch on the 16th” during a media conference call today (Nov. 14).

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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.


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