NASA, Rocket Lab move first Artemis Moon launch – CAPSTONE – to New Zealand
Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 08/07/2021
New Zealand is now set to host the first launch of the Artemis Program, as Rocket Lab is now planning to launch the CAPSTONE mission from their operational launch pad at Launch Complex 1 on the Māhia Peninsula. This is the first lunar mission for Rocket Lab, currently scheduled for launch in the fourth quarter of 2021.