What is the Artemis 1 Mission? | Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains...

What is Artemis 1? On this explainer, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice explore our return to the moon with Nujoud Merancy, Chief of the Exploration Mission Planning Office at Johnson Space Center. How has it been 50 years since we sent a person has been on the moon?

Why go back to the moon? Learn about why scientists want to go back after Apollo and what they want to get done. What is the difference between the Apollo and Artemis missions? Can we build a colony on the moon? What sort of experiments can we run there? Discover Orion and its unmanned trip around the moon. What is a retrograde orbit? How long will the mission be? How will recovery work? We learn how to get involved with NASA and what this next era of lunar travel has in store. And finally, when will we get people back on the moon?

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