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A Satellite That Launched Aboard SLS Is Already in Trouble


A Satellite That Launched Aboard SLS Is Already in Trouble The Artemis 1 mission taking off from the Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning. The launch of NASA’s Artemis 1 mission sent the Orion capsule on a journey to the Moon, in addition to 10 cubesats included as secondary payloads. The Space Launch System’s upper stage successfully deployed the tiny satellites yesterday, but one of them appears to be malfunctioning. The jumbo Moon rocket took off on Wednesday at at 1:47 a.m. ET from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, officially kickstarting NASA’s Artemis Moon program. The rocket skillfully placed the Orion capsule in space for its 25.5 day journey to the Moon and back, in a mission that will prepare NASA for future crewed missions to the lunar surface.   More



(Source: Yahoo News - Nov 18)

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