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Amazing Video From The Artemis Mission Shows The Massive Size Of The Moon

The moon looks pretty tiny from Earth. Of course, compared to our planet, it is smaller. Trying to estimate the size of the moon is like an ordinary person trying to imagine what it would be like to have USD 200 billion. You can only understand this by getting as close as possible.

Simple images are unlikely to ever capture the moon’s true size. However, a new video from the Artemis I mission’s Orion spacecraft, which used its 24 onboard cameras to record its historic flyby of the Moon, can bring you as close to our moon as possible, allowing you to appreciate its magnificence.

(JWST) began its scientific work, giving a unique perspective on the farthest reaches of our universe. The long-awaited launch of the Artemis mission on NASA’s most powerful SLS rocket The mesmerizing images of the moon captured by the Artemis mission will also go down in history as the highest quality images of our nearest neighbor Earth in all its glory.Although such historical achievements this year have been overshadowed by Russia’s war on Ukraine.

On Monday, the Orion spacecraft released a new video showing two massive lunar craters during a close Artemis 1 flyby (Dec. 5). These moon monsters are most likely visible with your equipment. NASA did not identify the craters in its tweets (opens in new tab) or during live coverage yesterday (Dec. 5), but space journalist Philippe Henarejos suggests the big one visible near the video’s center is Kepler, a 19-mile (31-kilometer) divot in the Ocean of Storms, which is approximately near the landing zone of Apollo 12.

The Orion spacecraft is rapidly approaching Earth and will be gently driven into the Pacific Ocean on December 11. The next flight should take place in 2024, with real astronauts flying past the Moon and seeing it from a close distance. The photographs they will take should be even more impressive.

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