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New launch date announced for Artemis moon mission

Image: Nasa, Ben Smegelsky

Mission launch now set for 3 September after being postponed because of engine trouble

The launch of a US-led moon mission intended to test a plethora of new technologies with the support of European partners has been rescheduled, after being postponed because of engine trouble.

Artemis I is now due to launch on 3 September, with a two-hour launch window opening at 8.17pm CEST, the European Space Agency announced.

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