Rocket Lab Ltd is scheduled to launch a Electron rocket as part of the CAPSTONE mission. The launch window for the Planetary Science mission is on January 1, 2021 00:00:00 UTC from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2, Wallops Island, Virginia. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Electron and experience the excitement for yourself.
CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment) is a 12-U cubesat mission to test operations in near rectiliniar halo orbit around the Moon, which is to be used for the Lunar Gateway space station. Mission will verify the near rectilinear halo orbit characteristics, spacecraft-to-spacecraft navigation services in that orbit, and provide valuable experience of small sat launch to the Moon.
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