NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Reaches the Moon

From a Washington Post story by Christian Davenport headlined “NASA’s Orion spacecraft reaches the moon, flying 81 miles above the surface”:

Five days after launching from the Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Orion spacecraft reached the moon Monday, passing within 81 miles of the lunar surface, marking the completion of a key step in the space agency’s Artemis campaign to return astronauts there within a few years.