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NASA and eight nations sign Artemis Accords for moon exploration

Amongst different issues, the accords present a authorized framework for exploring the moon, Mars, comets and asteroids.


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NASA has signed a space exploration cooperation agreement with eight nations. The Artemis Accords, signed Tuesday by house businesses within the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg and the United Arab Emirates, is aimed toward creating “a protected, peaceable and affluent future in house for all of humanity.”

The Artemis program should see NASA send the first woman and the next man to the moon in 2024.

“Artemis would be the broadest and most numerous worldwide human house exploration program in historical past, and the Artemis Accords are the automobile that may set up this singular world coalition,” mentioned Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator.

The Artemis Accords, announced in May, present a authorized framework for exploring the moon, Mars, comets and asteroids, in addition to releasing scientific knowledge, registering house objects and “preserving outer house heritage.” The house businesses have additionally dedicated to peaceable exploration, transparency, offering emergency help to these in misery and “stopping dangerous interference.”

Extra nations are set to hitch the Artemis Accords in future, NASA mentioned.

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Corinne Reichert