After a successful moon voyage, NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft helps prepares for the next (video)

A spacecraft that visited the moon is being tested now to help astronauts on the next lunar mission.

The Orion spacecraft for Artemis 1, which circled the moon with mannequins and science experiments in 2022.

Artemis 2 will bring four astronauts around the moon no earlier than September 2025.

Artemis 1's Orion, now known as the Orion Environmental Test Article, will be put through its paces at NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky.

"Engineers and technicians from NASA and Lockheed Martin will subject the test article to the extreme conditions Orion may experience during a launch abort scenario," NASA stated.

"The lengthy test campaign includes simulated lightning strikes and abort-level acoustics reaching levels of more than 160 decibels, louder than a jackhammer.

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