Canadian astronauts will fly to the moon in 2023 on NASA’s Artemis missions

Canada plans to send two astronauts on lunar missions.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced Wednesday, December 16, that a Canadian astronaut will fly around the moon in 2023 on the Artemis 2 mission – the first manned mission of NASA’s Artemis program – that will put NASA’s Orion spacecraft into orbit. around the moon prepare for a landing in 2024. A second CSA astronaut will participate in another mission to NASA’s future Gateway space station orbiting the moon.