NASA marked the 50th anniversary of the historic first Moon landing. The US space agency is preparing to take its next giant leap with the ambitious Artemis program Artemis is named after the twin sister of Apollo. She is the Goddess of the Moon and the hunt. The program to return astronauts to the lunar surface is planned to launch by 2024.
NASA plans to explore regions of the Moon visited the mysteries of the universe and test the technology that will extend the bounds of humanity farther into the Solar System. On the lunar surface water, ice and other natural resources will further enable deep space travel.
It is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA established in 1958.
Headquarters: Washington, United States
Founder: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Founded: 29 July 1958, United States