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The Artemis I wet dress rehearsal ended today at 7:37 p.m. EDT at T-29 seconds in the countdown.

When Artemis I is ready to launch, a range of personnel from NASA, industry, and several international partners will be poised to support the mission.

When astronauts leave their crew quarters at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their lunar mission, NASA's Artemis II crew will ride in a new set of wheels: A fleet of shiny crew transportation vehicles provided by Canoo Technologies Inc., will take them to Launch Pad 39B for their historic ride aboard the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft.

Teams are preparing for the next attempt to at the Artemis I wet dress rehearsal, pending range availability and restoration of propellants and gases during the test.

Moonrise Over A Moon Rocket

The Moon serves as a background for the Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft at Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 21, 2022.

ESA's team for the European Service Module is based at the Agency's technical heart ESTEC in The Netherlands.

Divers at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) in Houston are setting the stage for future Moonwalk training by simulating lunar lighting conditions.

Artemis III Orion Crew Module

A close-up view of the Orion crew module for NASA's Artemis III mission enclosed on a work stand.

The Orion pressure vessel for NASA's Artemis III mission is lifted by crane for its move onto a work stand in the high bay of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Oct. 20, 2021.

In the first major Artemis update provided under the Biden-Harris Administration, NASA leadership discussed Tuesday the challenges and progress of America's lunar exploration plans and reiterated a long-term commitment to exploring the Moon and sending astronauts to Mars.

Final Stacking Of The Artemis 1 SLS

Final stacking operations for NASA's mega-Moon rocket are underway inside the Vehicle Assembly Building

NASA seeks young engineers to help design a new robot concept for an excavation mission on the Moon.

Preparing Orion For Artemis 1

Technicians and engineers with Exploration Ground Systems and Jacobs connect the second ogive fairing for Orion's Artemis I mission to the launch abort system (LAS) inside the Launch Abort System Facility high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Aug. 23, 2021.

NASA plans to implement three new ground stations that will provide near-continuous communications support to missions up to two million kilometers from Earth through NASA's Near Space Network.

Teams with NASA's Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) and contractor Jacobs integrated the launch abort system (LAS) with the Orion spacecraft inside the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 23, 2021.

SLS Core Stage Inside The VAB

The Space Launch System (SLS) core stage for NASA's Artemis I mission is in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 5, 2021.

Stacking The Solids For Artemis I

In High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the left-hand forward center booster segment for Artemis I is lowered onto the center center booster segment on the mobile launcher for the Space Launch System (SLS) on Jan. 29, 2021.

Artemis 1 Solar Arrays Extended

Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, in preparation for installation on the Artemis I spacecraft, technicians have extended one of the Artemis I solar array wings for inspection on Sept. 10, 2020, to confirm that it unfurled properly and all of the mechanisms functioned as expected.

NASA has formally announced the "Artemis Accords" - a series of principles and processes whereby America and other countries would agree to a common set of principles covering how the Moon is to be explored and its resources utilized. But what are these accords and why do we need them?

The launch abort motor is integrated with the jettison motor for Orion's launch abort system (LAS) for Artemis II, inside the Launch Abort System Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on April 15, 2020.

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