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With the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024, using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before. We will collaborate with our commercial and international partners and establish sustainable exploration by 2028. Then, we will use what we learn on and around the Moon to take the next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.

WE ARE GOING TO THE MOON

Artist rendering of Mars habitat. Artist rendering of Mars habitat.
Drilling for water on Moon Drilling for water on Moon
Astronauts on the Moon surface Astronauts on the Moon surface

OUR SUCCESS WILL CHANGE THE WORLD

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Gateway orbiting the Moon with Earth in background Gateway orbiting the Moon with Earth in background

HOW
WE
ARE
GOING

HOW
WE
ARE
GOING

With a sustainable architecture, the likes of which has never been built before.

Blueprint of Mobile Launch Crawler

A network of Earth based structures required for launch


Blueprint of Space Launch System

The most powerful rocket in the world


Blueprint of Orion capsule

Deep space human rated Command Module


Blueprint of Gateway

Lunar Outpost Around the Moon

Blueprint of Lunar Lander

Modern Human Lunar Landers

Blueprint of space suits

Surface suits designed for a broad range of movement

All that we build, all that we study, all that we do,
prepares us to go.

Artemis timeline 2020 - 2024

MISSION PATCHES

Artemis I Mission Patch
Artemis II Mission Patch
Artemis III Mission Patch
WE GO
Artemis Logo Artemis Logo

TIP OF THE A
The tip of the A of Artemis points beyond the Moon and signifies that our efforts at the Moon are not the conclusion, but rather the preparation for all that lies beyond.

BLUE EARTH CRESCENT
The crescent shows missions from our audience’s perspective. From Earth we go. Back to Earth all that we learn and develop will return. This crescent also visualizes Artemis’ bow as the source from which all energy and effort is sent.

MOON
The Moon is our next destination and a stepping stone for Mars. It is the focus of all Artemis efforts.

RED TRAJECTORY
The trajectory moves from left to right through the crossbar of the “A” opposite that of Apollo. Thus highlighting the distinct differences in our return to the moon. The trajectory is red to symbolize our path to Mars.

A
The A symbolizes an arrowhead from Artemis’ quiver and represents launch.

TIP OF THE A
The tip of the A of Artemis points beyond the Moon and signifies that our efforts at the Moon are not the conclusion, but rather the preparation for all that lies beyond.

BLUE EARTH CRESCENT
The crescent shows missions from our audience’s perspective. From Earth we go. Back to Earth all that we learn and develop will return. This crescent also visualizes Artemis’ bow as the source from which all energy and effort is sent.

MOON
The Moon is our next destination and a stepping stone for Mars. It is the focus of all Artemis efforts.

RED TRAJECTORY
The trajectory moves from left to right through the crossbar of the “A” opposite that of Apollo. Thus highlighting the distinct differences in our return to the moon. The trajectory is red to symbolize our path to Mars.

A
The A symbolizes an arrowhead from Artemis’ quiver and represents launch.

Artemis Program Patch Artemis Program Patch

ARTEMIS PROGRAM PATCH
The overall shape is symbolic of an arrowhead. The silver background is drawn from Greek mythology where Artemis’ bow and arrows are silver.

Artemis Woman On The Moon Artemis Woman On The Moon

WOMAN ON THE MOON
A portrait of the Greek Goddess Artemis is illustrated in the highlights and shadows of the crescent Moon topography. Her features are abstract enough that all woman can see themselves in her.

Artemis Program Patch Artemis Program Patch

ARTEMIS PROGRAM PATCH
The overall shape is symbolic of an arrowhead. The silver background is drawn from Greek mythology where Artemis’ bow and arrows are silver.

Artemis Woman On The Moon Artemis Woman On The Moon

WOMAN ON THE MOON
A portrait of the Greek Goddess Artemis is illustrated in the highlights and shadows of the crescent Moon topography. Her features are abstract enough that all woman can see themselves in her.

Gateway and Orion around Moon Gateway and Orion around Moon

WE ARE GOING

WE ARE GOING

WE ARE GOING

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