written by elizabeth howell, on january 25th, 2022

what: nasa’s artemus 1 lunar mission finished its countdown test
when: 25 january 2022
why: test was to get the space launch system (sls) rocket and orion spacecraft working together properly with the sequencer.
where: all tests were performed inside nasa’s kennedy space center’s vehicle assembly building (vab) in florida.
how: by simulation

interesting fact: artemis 1 is aiming to send an uncrewed spacecraft around the moon using the never-flown sls and the once-flown orion.

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