NASA Mission to Test if Lunar Gateway's Unique Orbit is Stable

NASA has awarded a contract to Advanced Space to develop a CubeSat that's expected to be the first spacecraft to operate in this highly elliptical orbit as a test for the future lunar outpost. NASA Associate Administrator Jim Reuter describes the mission as 'highly ambitious in both cost and schedule.'
Published: 1:12 PM EDT September 16, 2019
Updated: 12:20 PM EDT September 16, 2019