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Tech Tuesday: NASA’s Orion spacecraft returns to Earth

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In this photo provided by NASA the Orion spacecraft for the Artemis I mission splashes down in the Pacific Ocean after a 25.5 day mission to the Moon, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (NASA via AP)

After a month in space, NASA’s Orion spacecraft splash landed in the Pacific Ocean over the weekend, ending a voyage many hope is just the first of many toward returning humans to the moon.

NASA’s Artemis program has faced many delays, but the mission is being hailed as an extraordinary success for reinvigorating the agency's deep space ambitions.

Coming up on Tech Tuesday, what we learned from the first Artemis mission and what comes next as NASA works to return humans to the moon.

We welcome Micah Maidenberg, who reports on the business of space for the Wall Street Journal.

And if you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday don't panic. Managing Editor for Commerce at CNET Russell Holly is here with gift ideas about things you didn’t know you needed.


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