Artemis 1 lunar rocket launch continues for November 16 after storm Nicole

NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar rocket survived the wrath of Tropical Storm Nicole in good shape and remains on track to launch next Wednesday (Nov. 16) as planned, agency officials said.

Nicole slammed into the Florida Space Coast on Thursday (November 10) as a Category 1 hurricane, pummeling the region with high winds and torrential rain before weakening to a tropical storm. the Artemis 1 pile – a space launch system (SLS) mega rocket topped by an Orion capsule — took the hit of the stormsupporting it outdoors on Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC).

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