KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — NASA’s Artemis I mission has reached the moon.
The Orion spacecraft will perform its first powered lunar flyby maneuver Monday morning.
NASA said the spacecraft will be around 80 miles from the moon’s surface around 7:57 a.m., at its closest point during the flyby.
Artemis I launched from Florida’s Space Coast on Wednesday morning.
The mission is a vital test in NASA’s efforts to get astronauts back on the moon in the next few years.
Channel 9 will continue to monitor the Artemis I mission and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.
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