Artemis II astronauts complete ‘Launch Day’ test run for planned mission around the moon

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — NASA is one step closer to the launch of the Artemis II mission to the moon after a recent test from Florida’s Space Coast.


The Artemis II astronauts successfully completed a Launch Day Demonstration test.

The crewmembers went through the same routine they will do on launch day.

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The astronauts suited up and rode out to Launch Pad 39-B.

The Artemis II mission will take the astronauts on a trip around the moon.

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Right now, the mission is scheduled for late November 2024.

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