The device flew to the Moon to test and test the technologies of the American manned near-lunar station Gateway.
“After successfully separating and beginning commissioning of the spacecraft, Capstone experienced communication problems with the NASA Deep Space Communications Network,” the US space agency said in a statement.
Due to communication problems, the satellite’s first trajectory correction maneuver was delayed. While the satellite remains in the stage of a ballistic transition to the Moon, waiting for the correction of the trajectory. Teams are working to resolve communication issues.