For the first time in the 21st century, humanity will be launching the most powerful space rocket to visit the moon under the Artemis 1 mission. NASA has invested enough time and resources in planning the success of this flyby mission to the moon.
Unlike the regular space mission, the Artemis 1 will open the path that will enable humanity to return to the moon in the 21st century. But when will the Artemis 1 launch? How can you watch the live launch? Continue reading to find answers to these questions.
When Will Artemis 1 Launch?
NASA has already planned to launch the spacecraft to the moon on August 29. The liftoff time is scheduled to commence between 8:33 a.m. EDT and 10:33 a.m. EDT (1233-1433 GMT). Note that this launch time is less than 24 hours from now. So, you should be getting ready to watch NASA commences the Artemis Space Program a few hours from now.
As the Space Launch System megarocket is sitting in the Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida waiting to be launched, NASA has already planned how to make this historic launch accessible to everyone online. The space agency has already begun an Online webcast briefing on August 22 ahead of this launch.
How Can You Watch Artemis 1 Launch Live?
NASA will commence with a full launch webcast for the Artemis 1 mission on August 29 at 6:30 a.m. EDT (1030 GMT). The good news is that it will be streamed live on Youtube. So once, you have access to the internet and Youtube, you can watch this historic launch from the comfort of your location.
During the launch, NASA’s special guests including Chris Evans, Jack Black, Keke Palmer, Herbie Hancock, and Josh Groban will give commentary speeches about the historic event. Once the webcast commences, everyone can watch the Orion Spacecraft head towards the moon to restore the glory of mankind on the lunar surface.
Can You Track the Artemis 1 spacecraft in real-time?
NASA designed an online tool that will allow people to track the Artemis 1 spacecraft in real-time. This online tool named The Artemis Real-time Orbit Website (AROW) will allow everyone to see the progress of the mission starting from the beginning of the mission to the end. You will be amazed by the amazing features of this powerful tool.
As the Artemis 1 spacecraft heads toward the moon tomorrow, NASA hopes to achieve tremendous success from this mission. The Space Agency has actually put a lot of work to ensure that the spacecraft successfully accomplish its mission demand and give us the courage to commence with the Artemis 2 and 3 missions in the future.
Note that the outcome of the Artemis 1 mission will determine how NASA will handle its future Artemis space missions. With the effort by the space agency, the future of the Artemis space program is already looking promising. So, get ready to witness how Artemis 1 Orion Spacecraft will create a pathway that will enable humans to return to the moon before the end of this decade.