Peregrine Mission One: First US moon lander since Apollo 17 blasts off

  • 5 months ago
The first US moon lander since Apollo 17 has taken off from Florida.United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, launched their Vulcan rocket at 2.18am local time at Cape Canaveral.Aboard Vulcan, a 200-foot (60-m) tall rocket with engines made by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, is the Peregrine lunar lander built by space robotics firm Astrobotic.