The takeoff of NASA’s new lunar mega-rocket for the long-awaited Artemis 1 test mission is set to take off this Saturday, as announced by the space agency on Tuesday, September 27, due to a storm formation. it was done. September 24th. Under the threat of Tropical Storm Ian, now south of Jamaica, NASA must prepare the rocket to return to the assembly building.
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The storm is expected to intensify into a hurricane in the next few days and rise over the Gulf of Mexico towards Florida, where the rocket is scheduled to take off from Kennedy Space Center.
Now, 50 years after the last Apollo mission, Artemis 1 must be able to ensure that the Orion capsule on top of the rocket can safely transport astronauts to the moon in the future.