Special Episodes: Artemis I Launch Coverage

Special Episodes

On-Location Artemis I Launch Coverage

From November to December 2022, NASA's Artemis I mission successfully launched the Orion spaceship around the Moon and back to Earth. Check out Space Makers' special coverage episodes of the launch and Orion's mission.

1 Day to Launch

Part 1

In this episode, we check in with Lockheed Martin engineers John Ricks, LunIR program manager, and Mike Hawes, Orion program manager.

Part 2

In this episode, we chat with Robert Lightfoot, Lockheed Martin's executive vice president of Space, and Lisa Callahan, Lockheed Martin's vice president and general manager of commercial civil space. We also learn how Orion’s unique design as an exploration class spaceship can take humans to the Moon and, one day, to Mars. 

2 Days to Launch

As we prepare for Orion's launch to the Moon, take a behind-the-scenes look at our AstroRad vest, designed to protect astronauts from radiation in deep space. Also, hear from a NASA Orion engineer about Orion's mission to the Moon.

3 Days to Launch

Hear from the chief engineer of the Lockheed Martin-built Orion spacecraft that will eventually carry humans farther out into space than ever before.