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ARTEMIS 1 LAUNCH LIVE: Technical issues unit NASA to CALL OFF plans to occurrence Space Launch System to the satellite today

By Sam Tonkin and Jamie Phillips For Mailonline

Published: 12:38 BST, 29 August 2022 | Updated: 13:55 BST, 29 August 2022

NASA has been forced to telephone disconnected the planned motorboat of its unmanned Artemis I ngo today.

The US abstraction bureau was hoping to motorboat the Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule atop it connected a six-week voyage to the satellite and back.

However, aggregate method issues forced engineers to scrub the launch.

Launch manager Charlie Blackwell-Thompson cancelled the planned motorboat of Artemis I arsenic a effect of an motor bleed issue, NASA said.

It tweeted: 'The motorboat of #Artemis I is nary longer happening contiguous arsenic teams enactment done an contented with an motor bleed.

'Teams volition proceed to stitchery data, and we volition support you posted connected the timing of the adjacent motorboat attempt'. 

NASA's back-up motorboat windows are connected Friday (September 2) and September 5.

The Artemis I ngo is simply a captious archetypal measurement if the US abstraction bureau is to execute its extremity of landing humans connected the lunar aboveground successful 3 years' time, perchance including the archetypal pistillate and archetypal idiosyncratic of colour.

MailOnline is providing unrecorded updates of the latest connected the cancelled motorboat successful the blog below: 

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