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NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar probe bounces back after glitch, aces engine burn

NASA’s small CAPSTONE lunar probe has bounced back from its recent hiccup.

The 55 pounds (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE successfully performed its first engine burn today (July 7), an 11-minute maneuver that began at 8:30 a.m. EDT (1230 GMT) and changed its speed to 45 mph (72 km/h) as planned, officials from NASA said in an update (opens in a new tab).

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