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NASA Reveals how many Candidate Locations To Land Astronauts On The Moon During Artemis III?
5 locations
8 locations
10 locations
13 locations

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 13 locations

NASA, on 19th August 2022, announced that it has identified 13 locations on the Moon where astronauts would land during the Artemis III mission later this decade. Each of these locations contains multiple landing sites and all of them are near the lunar south pole. 
According to the agency, each region is approximately 9.3 by 9.3 miles (15 by 15 kilometers) and the landing sites within those regions have an approximate radius of 328 feet (100 meters).
The identified candidate regions for landing of astronauts are :
* Faustini Rim A
* Peak Near Shackleton
* Connecting Ridge
* Connecting Ridge Extension
* de Gerlache Rim 1
* de Gerlache Rim 2
* de Gerlache-Kocher Massif
* Haworth
* Malapert Massif
* Leibnitz Beta Plateau
* Nobile Rim 1
* Nobile Rim 2
* Amundsen Rim

Source : Republic World

Published On : August 22, 2022
Category : Space