NASA sends satellites into a new orbit for the first time

Die NASA and the US space company Rocket Lab are preparing for a new lunar mission that could significantly advance lunar exploration. For the first time, a private satellite will also be used to explore the moon, reports Gizmodo.

The approximately 25 kilogram heavy satellite with the name CAPSTONE was done by the US company Advanced Space built in the state of Colorado. He is scheduled to take off from New Zealand in an electron rocket on Monday. The scheduled time for takeoff is 6 AM ET (12 noon in Vienna).

You can follow the start as usual in the NASA live stream.