Nasa rocket launch: Watch live stream of Artemis 1 launch

Artemis 1 will launch on September 2nd marking the next chapter in putting humans back on the moon.

Nasa’s Artemis 1 Moon rocket launch was due to launch on August 29 – but was been postponed due to a problem with one of the engines.

The flight is the first in Nasa’s Artemis programme and will be uncrewed this time.

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The rocket had been due to take off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, during a two-hour window after 1.33pm BST, but was called off by the launch director moments before.

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The Artemis 1 mission will see the first launch of the new 322ft tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, which the agency says is the world’s most powerful rocket to date.

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It will take the Orion capsule, powered by the Airbus-built European Service Module (ESM), into the moon’s orbit.

You can watch the launch on Nasa’s Youtube channel.

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The NASA moon rocket stands ready less than 24 hours before it is scheduled to launch on Pad 39B for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)