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Terran Orbital Announced LunIR Joins CAPSTONE as Second Terran Orbital-Developed Lunar Satellite to Launch this Year

Benzinga · 11/16/2022 06:15
Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE:LLAP), a global leader in satellite-based solutions primarily serving the aerospace and defense industries, today announced the successful launch of LunIR. The Moon-mapping satellite is the second Terran Orbital-developed lunar satellite to launch this year – the first being CAPSTONE. Launched on June 28, CAPSTONE became the first satellite to enter a Near-Rectilinear Halo Orbit around the Moon with a successful insertion maneuver performed on November 13. Both satellites support NASA's Artemis program.