Takeoff from Artemisa 1 is planned for 7:30 a.m. this Monday, August 29. If the conditions are not met, the launch will be attempted until September 2.
NASA is finalizing details for what will be the flight of Artemis 1 , the first mission of the ambitious project of the return of humanity to the Moon .
This Monday, August 29 at 7:30 am Peru time, the SLS rocket, the most powerful made by the space agency to date, will take off from Cape Canaveral and will propel the Orion capsule (without passengers) to lunar orbit in a moment history for modern astronomy.
What you should know about Artemis 1
Artemis 1 is a test flight of the 98-meter Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and the Orion capsule on top, which seeks to ensure it can safely transport astronauts in the future.
The SLS will take off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Sensor-equipped mannequins will take the place of future crew members, recording vibration, acceleration and radiation levels. Also, scientific experiments and even Alexa will be inside the capsule.
Orion will orbit the Moon before falling into the Pacific Ocean
How to watch the launch of Artemisa 1 live?
You can watch the launch live on the NASA website or from its YouTube channel:
The schedules to see by country are the following:
14:33 – Spain
09:33 – Argentina, Uruguay
08:33 – Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and ET Time
07:33 – Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
06:33 – Part of Central America
NASA streaming will start 3 hours early.