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CAPSTONE: Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment is a small 25 kg spacecraft that will go into a near-rectilinear halo orbit around the moon, the same orbit proposed for the lunar Gateway.

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Could the Electron launch a cubesat to Mars

Could the Electron in combination with it's kickstage deliver any meaningful mass to Mars, ie; a 2kg cubesat or is it unable to reach the required velocities even with no payload. Rocketlab are ...
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How will NASA's software for autonomous navigation in cis-lunar space work?

NASA news item NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit says: The pathfinder mission represents a rapid lunar flight demonstration and could launch as early as December 2020. ...