Private Peregrine moon lander suffers anomaly after historic Vulcan rocket launch, Astrobotic says

Astrobotic’s history-making private lunar lander has experienced an anomaly on its way to the moon.

The Astrobotic Peregrine moon lander launched into an elliptical orbit in the wee hours of today atop the a Vulcan Centaur rocket built by the United Launch Alliance (ULA). The mission is the maiden voyage for ULA’s new launch vehicle, and the Peregrine lander has the potential to be the first private mission ever to touch down safely on the lunar surface.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *