NASA launch paves the way for the lunar orbital space station



Watch Rocket Lab launch NASA’s CAPSTONE mission to the moon live

After repeated delays, the microwave-sized CubeSat, known as CAPSTONE, may finally begin a long journey to the moon. With this launch, NASA is launching the first chapter of the ambitious Artemis program, aiming to lay the foundation for the first in human history: a crew platform that orbits the moon. .. NASA first tests a unique and highly elliptical orbit around the Moon before the crew platform, which the agency calls the “gateway,” launches.