Artemis 1: Flight Day 13
flight day 13
(November 28) of the Artemis 1 mission the
Orion spacecraft reached its maximum distance from Earth.
In fact, over 430,000 kilometers from Earth
its distant retrograde orbit also put
Orion nearly 70,000 kilometers from the Moon.
same field of view
in this video frame from flight day 13,
planet and large natural satellite
even appear about the same apparent size from
Today (December 1) should
see Orion depart
its distant retrograde orbit.
En route to planet Earth it will head toward
a second powered fly by of the Moon.
Splashdown on the home world is expected on December 11.
Authors & editors:
NASA Web Site Statements, Warnings,
NASA Official: Jay Norris.
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& Michigan Tech. U.
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