First Commercial Moon Launch: Astrobotic Peregrine Mission 1 (Official NASA Broadcast)

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Watch Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan rocket. ULA and Astrobotic are targeting 2:18 a.m. EST (0718 UTC) Monday, Jan. 8, 2023, for the first commercial robotic launch to the Moon’s surface. The NASA payloads aboard the lander aim to help us develop capabilities needed to explore the Moon under Artemis and in advance of human missions on the lunar surface.

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