NASA: Third attempt to send Artemis to the Moon today, countdown begins

Pankaj Prasad
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The 32-story-tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 1:04 am local time on Wednesday.

Preparations are underway at the Kennedy Space Center for the third attempt to send the next-generation rocket Artemis on a trip to the Moon. This will be the first flight to the Moon of Artemis, the next generation rocket for the US space agency NASA. 

Earlier, the Apollo mission was sent to the Moon 50 years ago. The 32-story-tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 1:04 a.m. local time on Wednesday.