Artemis 1 will roll off launch pad to ride out Hurricane Ian

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An incoming hurricane is forcing NASA’s big moon mission off the launch pad again.

Hurricane Ian, which is bearing down on Florida for a predicted landfall Thursday (Sept. 29), caused NASA to decide to roll back the Artemis 1 mission’s Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket to shelter from the launch pad, the agency said via a blog post (opens in new tab) Monday (Sept. 26). 

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