"Shaun The Sheep" To Be Onboard NASA's Artemis Mission To Moon: Report

"Shaun The Sheep" To Be Onboard NASA's Artemis Mission To Moon: Report

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August 4, 2022

ou must have watched Shaun the Sheep, a popular animated character. During our childhood, the show had us completely enthralled. Now, a puppet form of Shaun has been given a seat as an "astronaut" on the Artemis I mission to the Moon.

New Delhi, 04 August 2022

As per news report of NDTV,The European Space Agency (ESA) announced this on Tuesday. Dr David Parker, the director of ESA's Human and Robotic Exploration division, announced Shaun the Sheep's assignment. According to space.com, the mission is scheduled to be launched later this month. Shaun the Sheep - in doll form - will travel far beyond the moon aboard NASA's unmanned Orion spacecraft before coming back to Earth in a little over a month. Shaun was included in the Artemis 1 official flight kit from the ESA, which also developed the mission's power-supplying service module. Artemis I will be a crewless mission that will fly by our natural satellite on the NASA Orion spacecraft with an attached ESA service module.

Source - NDTV


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