NASA reveals progress on Artemis project to launch ‘first female astronaut’ on the moon by 2024.
Within the next four years, we should have the opportunity to see the picture. ‘First female astronaut’ to travel to the moon. Recently, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced a plan for Project Artemis, which aims to bring female astronauts to the moon by 2024 and to bring humans back to the Moon. The first moon Since the Apollo program mission in 1972.
It is predicted that the Artemis project will need to raise more than US $ 28 billion. or approximately 8.8 billion baht, until 2025 to fund research and development expenditures. For such a plan
Jim Bridenstein, Director of NASA’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration, said: “As we have been improving and developing NASA exploration plans in the past few months, we have come up with a new plan for NASA. We have updated our architectural budget and plan. We are going back to the moon for scientific exploration and discovery, economic benefits and inspiration for young explorers. By creating a more sustainable presence We have also made impetus for human first steps in their journey to Mars. ”
The Artemis timeline and schedule will begin with Project Artemis I in 2021 with a spacecraft without an astronaut before 2023 will send astronauts along. The spacecraft in Project Artemis II. In 2024. NASA will take the astronauts back to the moon. To explore the southern polar regions of the Moon in Phase III ‘Artemis III’.
The goal of Project Artemis, in addition to taking female astronauts to the moon. It is that NASA hopes to explore other areas of the Moon as well as find other resources. That would be useful for future space exploration such as water, fuel and oxygen sources.