The mission to launch the Artemis unmanned spacecraft to conduct a test flight around the Moon to pave the way for the mission to send astronauts to conquer “Sister Hang” ended with a big moment , when NASA’s Orion spacecraft landed. Sign of success on December 11. .
The Orion landed in the Pacific Ocean on December 11.
The Orion landed in the Pacific Ocean on December 11. (Photo: Reuters).
The ship completed the final mission of the journey, entering Earth’s atmosphere after traveling the 385,000 km distance between Earth and the Moon. Orion landed in the Mexican waters of the Pacific Ocean early yesterday afternoon (local time).
The final phase is one of the most important and dangerous tasks of the mission.
After the ship landed, NASA commentator Rob Navias presented the December 11 report, calling the stage of the re-entry process a “textbook”.
“I feel overwhelmed. Today is an extraordinary day.said NASA Director Bill Nelson.
Cable-Sun spent 6 hours in the Pacific Ocean while NASA collected more data and conducted tests before rescue teams moved it. This process ensures that the Orion spacecraft is ready to take astronauts into space.
Compared with the Apollo spacecraft, born in the era of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, the Artemis spacecraft is more science-oriented and has a wider scope, with the participation of commercial partners such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX and space agencies. from Europe, Canada and Japan.
The event marks a major shift for NASA, reorienting its manned space program out of low Earth orbit after decades of focus on the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station (ISS).
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