Mayor LaToya Cantrell will travel to Florida to watch the launch of Artemis 1 at Kennedy Space Center.The launch is scheduled to take place on Monday. Parts of the launch system and spacecraft were built at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East.In a written statement, Cantrell said, “The Artemis rocket, proudly developed and constructed in New Orleans East, will explore the heavens, and the knowledge she returns will benefit our world for generations to come.” The news comes as the mayor faces criticism over the cost of recent trips she has taken abroad.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell will travel to Florida to watch the launch of Artemis 1 at Kennedy Space Center.

The launch is scheduled to take place on Monday.

Parts of the launch system and spacecraft were built at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East.

In a written statement, Cantrell said, “The Artemis rocket, proudly developed and constructed in New Orleans East, will explore the heavens, and the knowledge she returns will benefit our world for generations to come.”

The news comes as the mayor faces criticism over the cost of recent trips she has taken abroad.

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