NC State grad Christina Koch on moon mission

Photo Date: 11-7-2018 Location: Bldg 8 Photo Studio Subject: Astronaut Christina Koch Official EMU Portrait Photographer: Bill Stafford

NC School of Science and Mathematics  and NC State grad Christina Koch has been named to the Artemis ll team to fly  a mission around the moon.

Artemis 2 is the second scheduled mission of NASA’s Artemis program, and the first scheduled crewed mission of NASA’s Orion spacecraft, currently planned to be launched by the Space Launch System in November 2024. The crewed Orion spacecraft will perform a lunar flyby test and return to Earth.