The Artemis I Orion capsule splashed down in the Pacific this week, a triumphant finale to a mission that faced so many challenges getting to launch. With Artemis I behind us, what’s ahead for the Artemis program and the road to a lunar landing? Ars Technica journalist Eric Berger joins Jake to talk about the future of the program and the challenges it will face.

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Here’s why NASA’s Artemis I mission is so rare, and so remarkable – Ars TechnicaAfter the Artemis I mission’s brilliant success, why is an encore 2 years away?The oracle who predicted SLS’s launch in 2023 has thoughts about Artemis III – Ars TechnicaNASA official “very confident” Artemis spacesuits will be ready on time

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