WA companies are going to the moon. Here's how WA contributes to NASA's Artemis program

NASA's Artemis I mission had a successful launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but did you know that Washington state played a crucial ...

November 17, 2022
6:02 PM

NASA's Artemis I mission had a successful launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, but did you know that Washington state played a crucial role in the test flight?The Artemis program aims to bring humans back to the moon's surface and to prepare for space exploration to Mars, according to a Nov. 16 press release from U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell's office.According to the press release, 42 Washington state companies contributed to the program or will contribute in the future, from seven counties including Pierce, King, Snohomish, Clallam, Cowlitz, Kitsap, and Spokane.

Alyse Messmer-Smith