Capstone Spacecraft

CAPSTONE is a lunar orbiter that will test and verify the calculated orbital stability planned for the Gateway space station. The spacecraft is a 12-unit CubeSat that will also test a navigation system that will measure its position relative to NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter without relying on ground stations.

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CAPSTONE Spacecraft Update: Progress Toward Recovery Operation

Latest Updates: Ongoing Recovery Efforts for CAPSTONE Spacecraft

CAPSTONE Spacecraft Tumbling Through Space – Latest Work To Resolve Issue

CAPSTONE Spacecraft in Safe Mode After Trajectory Correction Maneuver

NASA’s CAPSTONE Spacecraft: Mission Team Determines Cause of Communications Issue

NASA Restores Contact With CAPSTONE Spacecraft – Prepares for Trajectory Correction Maneuver

Contact Lost With NASA’s CAPSTONE Spacecraft Flying a New Path to the Moon

Capstone Spacecraft on Moon Mission Loses Contact, NASA Says