NASA recently announced that four astronauts will be flying to the Moon in its Artemis 2mission. This is a historic milestone for NASA, as it marks the first time since 1972 that humans have been sent on a lunar mission. The crew of this mission consists of three men and one woman, all of whom are highly trained and experienced astronauts who have dedicated their lives to space exploration.
The four astronauts chosen by NASA are Commander Kayla Barron, Pilot Victor Glover Jr., Mission Specialist Mike Hopkins and Mission Specialist Soichi Noguchi. Commander Barron is an officer in the US Navy with experience piloting submarines; she was also selected as part of the 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas.
Pilot Glover has flown over 3200 hours during his career with both military aircrafts such as F/A-18 Hornets and private jets like Gulfstream G650ERs; he was chosen from among 18 000 applicants for his current role at NASA’s Johnson Space Center last year. Mission Specialists Hopkins has already spent 166 days aboard International Space Station ISS while Japanese astronaut Noguchi holds two records: he became Japan’s first person to visit ISS twice (in 2009 & 2020)and flew around Earth more than any other astronaut – 522 times.
In addition to these incredible achievements by each individual member of Artemis 2’s crew, there is also great significance behind this historic mission itself: not only will it mark humanity’s return after nearly 50 years but it will help pave the way towards the future long-term missions into deep space which could eventually lead us beyond our solar system!
With so much riding on their shoulders, the team must now prepare themselves mentally & physically for what lies ahead – something they’ve likely been training hard for ever since being selected.NASA has recently announced the four astronauts who will fly to the Moon in its Artemis 2 mission. This is a historic milestone, as this will be humanity’s first crewed mission to the lunar surface since 1972. The team of astronauts include Commander Kayla Barron, Pilot Victor Glover, and Mission Specialists Mike Hopkins and Soichi Noguchi.
The Artemis 2 mission seeks to test all aspects of human spaceflight beyond low-Earth orbit for deep space exploration missions such as Mars or even further out into our solar system. It also aims at demonstrating NASA’s capabilities for sustainable long-term operations on another world with humans living and working off Earth in an environment that could potentially support life from other planets or moons within our own solar system someday soon.
The launch date for this incredible journey is expected sometime the next year 2022. All four astronauts are highly experienced professionals who have trained extensively over many years preparing themselves mentally and physically to take part in one of humankind’s most ambitious endeavours yet: returning us back home again after almost half a century away!
With their courage and dedication towards making history once more, these brave individuals are sure to set an example that we can strive towards achieving greater heights together by pushing boundaries through science & technology while keeping safety at utmost priority. NASA recently announced the four astronauts who will fly to the Moon in its Artemis 2 mission. The crew includes Commander Kayla Barron, Pilot Victor Glover, and Mission Specialists Mike Hopkins and Soichi Noguchi.
This is an important milestone for NASA as it marks a return to human space exploration beyond low Earth orbit since 1972 when Apollo 17 last flew there. The Artemis program has been designed by NASA with the aim of sending humans back to explore further into deep space than ever before, ultimately leading us towards Mars and other destinations in our Solar System. It’s also part of their effort to establish a permanent presence on the Moon which could lead us to more advanced explorations such as mining resources or even establishing colonies on other worlds one day.
The four astronauts chosen for this mission have extensive experience between them having served both military tours and participated in several previous missions including International Space Station stays aboard Soyuz spacecraft from Russia and SpaceX Crew Dragon capsules from the United States companies respectively.
They are now ready for the historic journey that will take them around 250 thousand miles away from home where they’ll be spending six days orbiting around our natural satellite before returning safely back down here again sometime next year hopefully with some amazing stories about what they saw up there.
NASA recently announced the four astronauts who will be taking part in their Artemis 2 mission to the Moon.
This historic mission is set to take place in 2024 and marks a major milestone for human space exploration. The Commander of this mission, which includes a crew of three other astronauts, is U.S. Navy Captain Megan McArthur; she has previously flown on two Space Shuttle missions and was also part of Expedition 12 aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Joining her as a pilot for this flight are Japanese aerospace engineer Akihiko Hoshide, European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet from France and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough from Georgia.
The Artemis program seeks to establish sustainable lunar exploration by 2028 with an eventual goal of sending humans further into deep space than ever before – including Mars! The first steps towards achieving these goals begin with the successful completion of the upcoming Artemis 2 mission where all four astronauts will spend about six days orbiting around the Earth-Moon system before returning home safely after their eight-day journey through space.
This incredible team represents not only countries across continents but also years’ worth of experience working together both on ground-based operations as well as during previous trips into orbit or beyond our planet’s atmosphere – making them uniquely suited for such an important task ahead!
It’s clear that NASA has chosen some truly remarkable individuals who have already achieved great things within their own careers; now they can add being among the first people sent back out into depths unknown since Apollo 17 over 45 years ago!