Update: Nov. 16, 2022 – NASA’s Artemis I launch was successfully completed.
Kareem “Karr” Marquez ’97, Computer Animation, is a senior 3D animator, video, and media producer at Media Fusion.
For the past 10+ years, Marquez has been working with his teammates to help NASA tell the story of the rocket – Artemis – that would help take mankind back to the Moon.
On Wednesday, November 16, 2022 between 1:04 am-3:00 am EST, the team’s decade-long dedication and work culminated in this historic event, when NASA launched Artemis from the Kennedy Space Center.
“As the launch takes off on Wednesday, this will become a long-term team goal and a special personal achievement of global significance,” says Marquez. “For me, it has and will always be a great honor to have worked alongside such a world renowned agency such as NASA.”
Marquez and his team worked diligently to produce multiple animations, some with supporting elements for virtual reality simulations. “I really want to thank my teammates for their support throughout the process,” he said. “Without them, this work wouldn’t be what it is today.”
Take a look at Marquez and his team’s Journey with Artemis.