NASA to Practice Artemis Moonwalking, Roving Operations in Arizona Desert

Space Daily


Flagstaff AZ (SPX) Oct 10, 2022

To prepare for the Artemis era of research on the Moon, NASA will conduct two, multi-week field tests near Flagstaff, Arizona with astronauts, engineers, and scientists to practice mission scenarios for Artemis astronauts in a simulated lunar surface environment. The Arizona desert possesses many characteristics that are analogous to a lunar environment including challenging terrain, inter

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