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Liquid hydrogen leaks waive off NASA’s Artemis launch attempts
© NASA/Joel Kowsky
Liquid hydrogen leaks waive off NASA’s Artemis launch attempts
© NASA/Joel Kowsky

Liquid hydrogen leaks waive off NASA’s Artemis launch attempts

Having been dubbed by many as the dawn of a new space age, NASA’s ambitions of returning to the moon were spoiled twice in one week, thanks to two liquid hydrogen leaks in its Artemis I rocket.

Planned to be an uncrewed mission around the moon which would pave the way for future human lunar exploration, the launch was set to be the first of Artemis – NASA’s series of increasingly complex missions which hope to enable human exploration to the Moon and Mars.

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