Astronomers Confirm Mystery Object as NASA's Lost Rocket Booster From the 1960s

An incoming object spotted by astronomers this past August has been confirmed as the upper stage of a Centaur rocket, which NASA launched in 1966 during an ill-fated mission to the Moon. It’s a neat achievement, but the confirmation took some doing. Read more...

Astronomers Confirm Mystery Object as NASA's Lost Rocket Booster From the 1960s

An incoming object spotted by astronomers this past August has been confirmed as the upper stage of a Centaur rocket, which NASA launched in 1966 during an ill-fated mission to the Moon. It’s a neat achievement, but the confirmation took some doing.

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