SpaceX is targeting Thursday, December 1st., for a Falcon 9 launch of ispace’s HAKUTO-R Mission 1.
This is the first privately-led, Japanese mission to land on the lunar surface and will lift-off from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Also onboard this mission is NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Lunar Flashlight.
The instantaneous launch window is at 3:37 a.m. ET (08:37 UTC)
The first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched SES-22 and three Starlink missions.
Following stage separation, the first stage will land on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
A live webcast of this mission will start about 15 minutes prior to liftoff and may be viewed via this direct link…