ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque-based aerospace company was involved in the most powerful rocket launch in NASA history.

More than 30 employees with Metis Technology Solutions worked with NASA on the Artemis 1 launch. They were in three different states including Florida, where the launch happened.

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Employees were involved in safety inspections, communications, and mission support. While the launch was delayed several times, Metis Vice President Brian Eslinger said it was a success.

The company said personnel will continue to work with NASA throughout its planned return to the moon in 2025.