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NASA’s CAPSTONE moon cubesat restores contact

NASA’s tiny CAPSTONE lunar probe is once again in contact with its handlers, ending a short but frightening period of silence.

The 55 pounds (25 kilograms) CAPSTONE went dark on Monday (July 4), shortly after parting ways with his Rocket Lab Photon spaceship bus and heading to the moon. The mission team immediately got down to troubleshooting, and their efforts have already paid off.

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