The American space agency NASA is all set to launch the most powerful rocket ever made until the date in the human race to space.

The rocket named Artemis 1 which is the first of three planned Artemis missions will set out on a 40 days trip around the moon and back.

The Artemis mission is scheduled to culminate in 2025 with astronauts setting foot on the moon for the first time in over 50 years.

The rocket Artemis 1 comprises Orion, a six-person deep-space exploration capsule, atop a 98m (322ft), 2600 tonne, Space Launch System (SLS) mega-rocket that will set off in its maiden mission at 8.33 AM Eastern Time from the Cape Canaveral launch complex.

The launch is scheduled for 8:33 a.m. Eastern time, but in case of unfavorable weather or technical glitches, the liftoff can be pushed back as much as two hours, to 10:33 a.m.

How can you watch the launch?

NASA Television’s online coverage of the Artemis I launch begins at midnight at the start of Monday as the process of filling the rocket’s giant propellant tanks starts. The agency’s full coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Monday.

Detailing the launch’s stream and live feed NASA administrator Bill Nelson said, “We’re going to stress it and test it. We’re going to make it do things that we would never do with a crew on it in order to try to make it as safe as possible.”

The spacecraft will travel 40,000 miles beyond the far side of the moon and stay in space longer than any human spacecraft has without docking to a space station. The capsule is expected to splash down in the Pacific Ocean in October.

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