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Third time’s a charm? NASA will attempt to launch its mega moon rocket early tomorrow morning  

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NASA is set to launch the Artemis I mission on November 16, with agency officials  saying they were prepared to accept the risks from minor damage the launch system incurred from Hurricane Nicole last week. Tomorrow’s attempt, which has a two-hour launch window opening at 1:04 a.m. EST, could kick-start NASA’s ambitious Artemis lunar exploration program. It’s under that program that NASA is hoping to send the first woman and person of color to the moon before the end of the decade. NASA’s hyping the launch with the hashtag #wearegoing and one certainly hopes, after technical snafus, two separate hurricane landfalls, cost overruns and a nearly two-decades-long development timeline that this is the case tomorrow. This mission, dubbed Artemis I, is chiefly a test of the Orion spacecraft rather than the 32-story-tall Space Launch System (which is expendable — there is no “testing” it, per se)

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