Vulcan Centaur • Peregrine

A United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur rocket launched on its inaugural flight with the Peregrine commercial lunar lander for Astrobotic. The Peregrine robotic lander carried multiple experiments, scientific instruments, and tech demo payloads for NASA and other customers. The Vulcan Centaur rocket flew in the VC2S configuration with two GEM-63XL solid rocket boosters, a standard-length payload fairing, and two RL10C-1-1A engines on the Centaur 5 upper stage. Delayed from mid-2022 and late 2022. Delayed from 1st Quarter 2023, May 4 and Dec. 24.