Artemis 1 mission: Orion spacecraft gets as close as possible to the Moon

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 Artemis 1 mission: Orion spacecraft gets as close as possible to the Moon

The Orion spacecraft of the Artemis 1 mission made its closest approach to the moon this afternoon.

According to Space, the uncrewed spacecraft flew just 130 kilometers above the surface the only satellite of the Earth.

In a few days, NASA plans to launch the Orion spacecraft into a remote orbit around the Moon. After that, it will return to Earth.

The spacecraft is expected to land in the Pacific Ocean on December 11.

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