NASA's new race to put a woman on the moon


Left his footprint there in December, 1972 Now. A half century later, NASA is planning to send people back to the moon. The new program is called Artemus after Apollo's mythical twin sister and the goal is that the next footprint on the moon will be made by a woman. The astronaut who gets that assignment hasn't been chosen yet. As you're about to see this new push to the moon has been plagued by doubts, cost overruns and delays. But we found something else interesting when we visited NASA. Artemus program isn't just named for a woman. It's largely being run by women. So there's no place on launch day that I would want to be. But right here, Charlie Black will. Thompson is NASA's first female launch director and once dropped the copies. In a year or so. She'll give the go for launch command for the first Artemus Moon rocket in historic firing Room one at Kennedy Space Center, which she first visited more than 30 years ago as a college graduate interviewing for a job. It's the same room that the Apollo 11 mission was launched from, and it is the same room that we will launch the first flight. Of the Artemus missions

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