NASA Interview Opportunity: Artemis I Mission Ready for November 14 Launch

  • Released Monday, November 7th, 2022
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 11:43AM

Dawn of a New Era Of Spaceflight: Artemis I Paves the Way For Humanity’s Reach to the Moon and Beyond


NASA is on the precipice of launching its new Mega Moon rocket and spacecraft to venture beyond the Moon: On Monday, Nov. 14 NASA will launch Artemis I, the first flight test of the Space Launch System, which will send the Orion spacecraft on a rigorous mission in the extreme environment of deep space around the Moon before flying astronauts aboard. Under Artemis, NASA will land the first woman and first person of color on the lunar surface and establish long-term lunar science and exploration capabilities. This uncrewed flight test will be the first time since the Apollo program a spacecraft designed for humans has visited our nearest celestial neighbor.

For more information about Artemis I, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/artemis-1

Live interviews are available Friday, Nov. 11 from 7 a.m.- 1 p.m. EST with LIMITED AVAILABILITY.
Additional interviews will be offered after launch.
Click here to request an interview: https://forms.gle/b6sUWkx6BAmchfKJ8
Form will close at 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, November 9
Requests sent via the above form will have scheduling priority. Please do not email requests.
These interviews are virtual only. A form for on-site interview requests will be sent to media already credentialed to attend launch in person.

Additional resources are available at this site: https://www.nasa.gov/content/artemis-i-media-resources

Suggested Anchor Intro:
Next week, NASA is paving the way for humanity to reach to the Moon and beyond with the launch of the mega moon rocket, the Space Launch System and the Orion spacecraft. This mission is the first phase of a new era of lunar exploration called Artemis. Here to talk about this historic flight test is NASA expert XX.

Suggested Questions:
NASA is launching a historic mission on Monday, can you tell us about it?
Artemis I is the first in an entirely new set of missions for NASA, how will it get us ready to send humans back to the Moon and on to Mars?
How does the new Artemis program differ from the Apollo program?
What are you most excited about for this mission?
Where can our viewers go to learn more about this flight and the Artemis program?

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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center