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Space: NASA prepares for the return of man to the moon




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B. Aparis, J. Wild, S. Lisnyj, N. Sadok – France 3

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More than 50 years after the great steps for humanity of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, Man could take another small step on the moon with the Artemis program.

Monday, August 29, 2022, at Cape Canaveral in Florida, will take off a rocket in the direction of the moon. Inside the capsule, no human beings, for the moment. First stage of the Artemis program, this launch should allow NASA to validate the possibility of the return of Man on the satellite. “Artemis is the return to the moon program“, proudly announces Bill Nelson, the director of the American space agency.

The capsule must go to the star before returning for a trip lasting forty days. The main concern lies in the return to more than 40,000 km / h in extreme heat. The risk is that of disintegration of the capsule. We will have to wait until at least 2025, more than 55 years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, to see a Man set foot on the moon again. NASA, through the voice of its deputy administrator Pamela Melroy, has indicated that it wishes to send a mixed crew.

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