NASA’s launch countdown for Artemis 1 moon mission begins today


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The countdown can begin for NASA’s biggest test flight of the year.

At 10:23 a.m. EDT (1423 GMT) today (Aug. 27), the countdown begins for the scheduled launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission, an ambitious maiden flight to the moon by the agency’s most powerful rocket ever – the Space Launch System (SLS) – and its Orion spacecraft. The unmanned test flight is scheduled to launch Monday (Aug. 29) at 8:33 a.m. EDT (1233 GMT) from Pad 39B here at Kennedy Space Center.

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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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