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Artemis 1
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Artist's rendition of Orion spacecraft during a TLI maneuver
Mission type Lunar orbital test flight
Operator NASA
Mission duration Planned: 3 weeks
Distance travelled Planned: 1.3 million mi (2.1 million km)
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft type Orion MPCV
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin / Airbus
Start of mission
Launch date Planned: June 2020 (2020-06)
Rocket SLS Block 1
Launch site Kennedy LC-39B
End of mission
Landing site Pacific Ocean
Orbital parameters
Reference system Selenocentric
Period 6 days
Moon orbiter
Orbital insertion Planned: 2020
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← AA-2

Artemis 1 (previously known as Exploration Mission-1 and before that Space Launch System-1) is the uncrewed first planned flight of the Space Launch System and the second flight of the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.


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