It became known the name of the lunar program of the USA

Стало известно название лунной программы США

US program for the return of NASA astronauts to the surface of the moon called Artemis.

New lunar program, the U.S. got the name Artemis, according to NASA Twitter on Tuesday, may 14.

“Artemis: twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the moon. Now it’s the name of our program for the return of NASA astronauts on the moon by 2024, including the sending of the first woman and the next man,” the message reads.

ARTEMIS: Twin sister of Apollo and goddess of the Moon. Now, the name for our #Moon2024 mission to return @NASA_Astronauts to the surface of the Moon by 2024, including the first woman and the next man. pic.twitter.com/1K9qIloZwp

— NASA (@NASA) May 13, 2019

We will remind, in December of 2017, the President of the United States Donald trump stated the need for the resumption of expeditions to the moon, which stopped after the flight of the spaceship Apollo 17 in 1972.

First landing on the moon was performed by the American manned spacecraft Apollo 11 in July 1969.

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Previously, trump has promised that NASA will allocate an additional $ 1.6 billion to explore the moon and Mars.

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