A flyby of the moon by the non-crewed capsule on Monday took it to within 81 miles of the lunar surface, following its spectacular launch atop NASA's new Space Launch System rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The flight is testing technologies for future crewed missions to the moon and beyond.

The farthest point from Earth traveled by a human-rated spaceship is on Saturday. The previous record was set by the Apollo 13 spaceship in 1962, when it took three astronauts more than two hundred thousand miles away.

On Monday at 4:06 p.m., there were two days in a row. It will set a new record when it reaches a point of over two hundred thousand miles away.

The footage shows Earth emerging from behind the moon.

NASA said that the video was captured by a camera on one of the solar array wings. The video was taken in the morning After the outbound powered flyby and six minutes after the restart of NASA's Deep Space Network, the flight day six of the Artemis I mission ended.

The Artemis I mission has exceeded expectations according to NASA. On December 11th, the spaceship is going to splash down off the coast of California. The same journey as the Artemis II mission will be taken by NASA with astronauts on board. NASA will put the first woman and first person of color on the moon in what will be the first lunar landing since 1972, according to Artemis III.

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