Artemis Current Affairs, GK & News

EQUULEUS Spacecraft

Japanese Space Agency JAXA recently announced that it had successfully used steam to propel its EQUULEUS spacecraft, which was one of the 10 CubeSats that were launched as part of the Artemis I mission on the maiden flight of the Space Launch System (SLS). What is EQUULEUS spacecraft? EQUilibriUm Lunar-Earth point 6U Spacecraft (EQUULEUS) is ..

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Artemis I

Artemis 1 was successfully launched by NASA on November 16, 2022. What is Artemis 1? Artemis 1 is the first integrated flight test of NASA’s Deep Space Exploration Systems – the six-person Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. It has 24 cameras – 8 on the SLS rocket and 16 on the Orion ..

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Watts on the moon challenge- Phase 2

American Space Agency NASA have planned to return to the Moon using innovative technologies, under Artemis, in a bid to explore more lunar surface than ever before. Key Facts These technologies will require lunar surface systems, which can deliver continuous, reliable power for supporting mining and construction, human habitation and research activities. Newest phase of ..

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Gateway Treaty

NASA and the Canadian Space Agency recently signed a historic agreement under which Canada is to be a part of the Lunar Gateway Space Station. Canada will contribute a new robotic arm called “Canadarm3”. Also, a Canadian is to be a part of the Artemis II mission. Artemis II is the first crewed mission to ..

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NASA unveils schedule for ‘Artemis’ 2024 Moon mission

NASA has recently unveiled the calendar for the “Artemis” program that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century. It will also include 8 scheduled launches and a mini-station in lunar orbit by 2024. The original lunar missions were named for Apollo — Artemis was his twin sister in ..

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