Public Names ‘Moonikin’ Flying Around Moon on NASA’s Artemis I Mission

Arturo Campos, electrical power subsystem manager for the Apollo 13 lunar module. (Credits: Courtesy of the Campos Family)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. (NASA PR) — “Commander Moonikin Campos” is the official name of the manikin launching on Artemis I, NASA’s uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft around the Moon later this year. The Moonikin received its name as the result of a competitive bracket contest honoring NASA figures, programs, or astronomical objects. NASA received more than 300,000 votes.

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