NASA’s CubeSat CAPSTONE mission is raising orbit toward the moon

NASA’s small CAPSTONE CubeSat is making good progress on its long journey to the moon.

The 55 pounds (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE launched into Earth orbit aboard a Rocket Lab Electron Booster on Monday (June 28). CAPSTONE remains in orbit, linked to Rocket Labs photon spaceship bus, but he is getting further and further away from his home planet.