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The CAPSTONE mission launched this morning and is heading toward an orbit intended in the future for Gateway, a lunar outpost that will support NASA's #Artemis program. A CubeSat, CAPSTONE will test the stability of Gateway's planned orbit⤵️ https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/capstone-launches-to-test-new-orbit-for-nasa-s-artemis-moon-missions
In a mission first, CDSE member @Axiom_Space tested an @awscloud Snowcone device in orbit during Ax-1. A machine-learning algorithm on the device automatically reviewed, catalogued, & identified objects in photos taken during experiments: http://ow.ly/gJsO50JILw5 via @geekwire
#ICYMI: NASA has analyzed the data from the #Artemis I wet dress rehearsal conducted on June 20 & determined the testing campaign is complete. The integrated SLS & Orion will roll back to the Vehicle Assembly Building this week to prepare for launch: http://ow.ly/VuIJ50JIjgg
On Monday, teams conducted a wet dress rehearsal of the #Artemis I vehicle, the last major milestone ahead of launch, & determined the testing campaign is complete. NASA will hold a teleconference at 11am ET today to discuss next steps for the mission: https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive