Space Launch System (SLS) Space Launch System (SLS)
Artemis-1
Mission
NASA Artemis-1 Patch

Artemis-1 (previously Exploration Mission 1) is the first flight on Space Launch System and the second flight of Orion crew spacecraft. Mission is planned to be an uncrewed circumlunar flight.

Mission Type Human Exploration
Orbit Lunar Orbit
Space Launch System (SLS)
Space Launch System (SLS)

The Space Launch System (SLS) is an American Space Shuttle-derived heavy expendable launch vehicle. It is part of NASA's deep space exploration plans including as the main launch vehicle of the Artemis program. SLS follows the cancellation of the Constellation program, and is to replace the retired Space Shuttle.

Manufacturer National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Thrust nullkN
Length 111m
Diameter 8.4m
LEO Capacity 130000kg
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost $1b
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Type Government
Administrator Administrator: Bill Nelson
Launch Vehicles Space Shuttle | SLS
Spacecraft Orion
Launch Complex 39B
Launch Complex 39B
Location Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Total Launches 57
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