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Artemis 2 moon rocket coming together

(Image credit: NASA)

Friday, February 24, 2023: NASA is assembling the Space Launch System rocket that will launch the Artemis 2 mission to the moon as early as next year, taking the first humans since the final Apollo flight in the 1970s to the moon’s orbit.