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NASA Artemis 1 Most Powerful Rocket in History Launched to Moon

Sabahat Abid
17 November,2022

NewsToday: As part of Artemis 1, NASA's new flagship mission, the space agency launched the most powerful rocket yet to the moon. 
 

 Two hours after the rocket's launch, NASA declared that the spacecraft was on its journey to the moon and subsequently revealed the first photographs of Earth from behind the vessel.


"Now we're going back to the moon, and we want to learn how to prepare to take humans to Mars," NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said after the rocket's launch. "This is the Artemis generation, and this is the next beginning," stated administrator Bill Nelson. The US deployed astronauts to the moon for the first time during the Apollo period, from 1969 to 1972, but this time they will stay permanently to assist prepare for a last journey to Mars in the 2030s.


Weather delays, including a severe storm in Florida in late September, caused the launch to be postponed. According to rumours, 100,000 people were anticipated to converge on the beach to watch this historic event. 

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