NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission rocket faces new delays

NASA’s first Artemis moon mission will have to wait to launch. 

The rollout for the agency’s Artemis 1 mission, the first flight of its Artemis program that will ultimately return humans to the moon, has been pushed back. NASA announced Wednesday (Feb. 2) that the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket and Orion capsule won’t roll out to Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center until sometime in March.