Explained: NASA’s Artemis mission

News: NASA wants to send the first woman and the next man to the Moon by the year 2024 under the Artemis lunar exploration program



ARTEMIS stands for Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon’s Interaction with the Sun.


  • Establishing of lunar outpost
  • Investigating the Moon’s resources and how they might be exploited
  •  Using Moon as a base to explore Mars and further into deep space
  • Broaden commercial and international partnerships
  •  Inspire a new generation and encourage careers in STEM

Note: Artemis is named after the Greek goddess of the Moon and twin sister of the god Apollo.