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NASA’s Artemis I Orion capsule flies past record distance set by Apollo 13

NASA’s Artemis I Orion capsule has now traveled farther beyond Earth than any spacecraft designed to carry astronauts. 

The uncrewed Orion flew past the record-setting distance (opens in new tab) achieved by the Apollo 13 command module “Odyssey” at 248,655 miles from Earth (216,075 nautical miles or 400,171 kilometers) at about 8:40 a.m. EST (1340 GMT) on Saturday (Nov. 26).

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