Artemis Lunar Exploration Program
What is Artemis?
The Artemis Program will:
- Demonstrate new technologies, capabilities and business approaches needed for future exploration
- Establish American leadership and strategic presence on the Moon
- Broaden our commercial and international partnerships
- Inspire a new generation and encourage careers in STEM
NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS) will send astronauts aboard the Orion spacecraft a quarter million miles from Earth to lunar orbit. Astronauts will dock Orion at the Gateway where they will live and work around the Moon. Read all about it here.