July 16, 2024

Naval Aviator to Lead Moon Mission

Naval aviator and Baltimore native, NASA’s G. Reid Wiseman, will serve as the commander for the Artemis II mission. NASA astronauts Victor Glover and Christina Koch and Jeremy Hansen of the Canadian Space Agency complete the crew for the lunar flyby set to take off in November 2024.

For NASA, Another Historic Space Launch

Space

NASA’s first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft launched Sunday night for a trip to the International Space Station. And another first: Victor Glover became first Black astronaut to join a crew on the ISS.