First Launch of Vulcan Rocket with Astrobotic’s Moon Lander
24 January 2024
Excitement is building as United Launch Alliance (ULA) prepares for the inaugural launch of the Vulcan rocket. This historic mission, in partnership with Astrobotic, will carry Astrobotic’s private moon lander to the lunar surface. The precise timing of the launch on January 8 is eagerly anticipated, as it marks a significant milestone in commercial lunar exploration. The mission aims to deliver payloads and scientific instruments to the moon, paving the way for future lunar missions and expanding our understanding of Earth’s celestial neighbor. The successful launch of the Vulcan rocket will propel the next phase of lunar exploration.