EXPLAINER: NASA tests new moon rocket, 50 years after Apollo


www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-08-26 20:09:36

EXPLAINER: NASA Tests New Moon Rocket, 50 Years After Apollo
This combination of photos shows the Saturn V rocket with Apollo 12’s spacecraft aboard on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in 1969, left. At right is NASA’s new moon rocket for the Artemis program with the Orion spacecraft on top at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on March 18, 2022. Liftoff for the first Artemis mission is set for Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (AP Photo)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new moon rocket makes its debut Monday in a high-stakes test flight before astronauts get on top.

The 322-foot (98-meter) rocket will attempt to…

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