Pic of the Week: Artemis I Heads for the Launchpad

Image (Credit): NASA’s Space Launch System moving from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on August 16, 2022. (NASA)

This week’s image highlights NASA’s actions to launch the first phase of the Artemis Mission. The image shows the Space Launch System and Orion capsule moving towards launch pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center. The launch of the six-week unmanned mission around the Moon is planned for August 29th. The full mission for this first phase, or Artemis I, is shown below.

Image (Credit): Artemis I mission map. (NASA)