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Learn About Artemis


What Is Artemis?

NASA is committed to landing American astronauts, including the first woman and the first person of color on the Moon under the Artemis program. Through the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration program, we will use innovative new technologies and systems to explore more of the Moon than ever before.

How We Are Going to the Moon

The Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft are designed to send humans to deeep space as the backbone for America’s Moon to Mars exploration approach.

Preparing People to Go

As humans travel farther from Earth, we must learn how to sustain human life in the extreme environment of space at the Moon in preparation for human missions to Mars.