TheIt’s the first time since 1972 that NASA has returned to the moon. In addition, the American space agency was able to set up a base camp on the moon in which rovers search for resources such as water.
“Artemis will be the broadest, most diverse international human space exploration program in history, and the Artemis Accords are the means to establish this unique global coalition,” said Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator.
provide a legal framework for the exploration of the moon, Mars, comets and asteroids, as well as for the publication of scientific data, the registration of space objects and the “preservation of the space heritage”. The space agencies are also committed to peaceful exploration, transparency, emergency relief to those in need, and “preventing harmful interference”.
More nations will join the Artemis Accords in the future, NASA said.