The Terran Orbital designed and built Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment, otherwise known as CAPSTONE, is on its way to the Moon. This historic pathfinding lunar satellite launched the morning of June 28 on Rocket Lab’s Lunar Photon aboard an Electron launch vehicle.

CAPSTONE

Is on its Way

To The Moon.

NASA’s CAPSTONE Mission Launches to the Moon

Next Mission:

CAPSTONEtm
Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment

Destination: Lunar Near-Rectilinear Halo Orbit (NRHO)

Customer: NASA/Advanced Space

Launch Window: No earlier than June 25th

Rocket: Rocket Lab Electron

Launch Time: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Launch Site: Mahia, New Zealand - Launch Complex 1

"50,000 SATELLITES WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS. SOMEONE HAS TO BUILD THEM."

Marc Bell, Co-founder and CEO - Terran orbital

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