NASA's Capstone Satellite Breaks From Earth’s Orbit, Heads Towards Moon Ahead of Upcoming Artemis Program

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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NASA’s Capstone satellite is headed to the moon, after it broke from the Earth’s orbit on Monday, according to the US space agency. Launched six days ago from New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula by the company Rocket Lab in one of their small Electron rockets, the Capstone satellite will send back vital information for months as the first to take a new orbit around the ...

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