In light of worries about a tropical storm moving toward Florida, NASA announced on Saturday
that it was cancelling plans to launch Artemis on Tuesday, the United States' return to the moon after fifty years.
Under the danger of severe weather, NASA is considering sending the Artemis 1 mission rocket back to its assembly site after two previous failed launch attempts.
NASA announced on Saturday that it was forgoing the chance to launch and was ready to roll back
from the launch pad while continuing to monitor the Tropical Storm Ian weather forecast.
Ian is expected to "rapidly strengthen" during the weekend as it travels into Florida,
the state where the Kennedy Space Center is located and from which the rocket is scheduled to launch. Storm was located south