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You will see and hear what NASA has to offer in its moon ship at 24,500 miles per hour.

ScienceYou will see and hear what NASA has to offer in its moon ship at 24,500 miles per hour.

The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. NASA has shared new footage of how it feels to sit inside the capsule as it returns to Earth from the moon. The return journey can be as hot as 5,000 degrees and will be done with the help of NASA's Artemis program. The experience has been captured by cameras.

With less than a year remaining before the liftoff of Artemis 2, NASA's crew for the mission has already started to prepare. While Artemis 1 saw an uncrewed Orion fly around the Moon before returning to Earth, Artemis 2 saw the crew fly around the Moon in a different direction and splash down on Earth. After the maiden Artemis 1 flight, it tested the Orion for carrying crew, just like NASA did with the Crew Dragon. The crew is getting ready for their journey around the Moon, and they are practicing for an emergency escape. During its journey to and from space, the Crew Dragon's sound and feel can be accurately reproduced in the simulator by the company. The space agency shared a short video clip of the recording on X, as they have been busy recording what goes on inside the spaceship. One year ago today, NASA's Orion spacecraft reentered the atmosphere after completing a mission around the Moon. The full length video can be viewed here.

The Orion is designed to survive when it goes back from the Moon. The Crew and Cargo Dragons that are flown by SpaceX to the International Space Station are usually higher and greater than what these are. The skip maneuver allows the spaceship to land more smoothly, improve the performance of the heat shield and reduce the g-force load that astronauts must endure. A NASA graphic shows the distance added.

The NASA video shows the capsule slowly descending towards the ground, which can be heard in the video. During the return mission, the sounds are accompanied by thumps, and as opposed to a typical plane ride, the Orion sharply turns its orientation multiple times. There are loud booms before and after the main parachutes open in the video clip. After the parachutes open, the vehicle becomes relatively calm and sways through the air before splashing into the ocean. NASA is preparing for the Artemis 2 mission as well as the first robotic lunar landers. The United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Vulcan rocket is scheduled to launch the Astrobtic's Peregrine lander in January.

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