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Kamala Harris celebrates Mexico’s accession to NASA’s Artemis Program to take humans to the Moon and Mars

The Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, celebrated the union of Mexico to the Artemisa Accords in order to carry out a responsible and sustainable space exploration; which has the mission of bringing humans to Moon already Mars.

“As highlighted at our inaugural meeting of the National Space Council, the Artemis Accords set clear standards for civil space exploration. We welcome Mexico’s decision to join the Artemis Accords and conduct space exploration in a responsible and responsible manner. sustainable, “the official wrote through her Twitter account.

Ebrard highlights adherence to the program as a benefit for Mexico

During the event of incorporation of our country to the program, the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, highlighted the good relationships they have Mexico and state United, same that could be observed during the North American Leaders Summit.

He also indicated that the inclusion of the project is peaceful and allows participation in the design of new technologies for the benefit of the Mexican people. On the other hand, he extended his thanks to those who made possible the incorporation of Mexico into the Artemisa Program:

“Thanks to all who made possible and support Mexico’s participation in the Artemisa program of the POT. Senators, Deputies, Governor Omar Fayad representing CONAGO, Secretary Jorge Arganis, Mexican Space Agency and Ambassador Salazar. Thanks!!!”.

What did Ambassador Ken Salazar say?

For his part, the United States Ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, described the signing of Mexico to the program as historic. He mentioned that now the space reinforces the ties bilateral between both nations.

“The signing of Mexico in the #Artemis Agreements is historic. Not only do geographic, economic and family ties unite us, but also space. We aspire to a new era in our integration, and what better way than to start it together by looking at the Moon”.

What is the Artemis Space Program?

This program, in which they participate state United, the POT and 13 other nations aims to study, investigate and explore space. Likewise, it is contemplated that man will step on our natural satellite again and then start exploring the red planet; this is estimated to occur in 2024.

The agencies that are involved in this ambitious international project are:

  • European Space (THIS)
  • Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
  • Canadian Space Agency (CSA)
  • Brazilian Space Agency (AEB)
  • Australian Space Agency (HANDLE)

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