IM-1 MISSION

 
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Landing

  • Intuitive Machines returns the United States to the Moon for the first time since Apollo 17 in 1972

Low Lunar Orbit

  • Nova-C will spend nearly one Earth-day orbiting the Moon

  • Updates will be provided following each Acquisition of Signal (AOS) during LLO

Transit

  • Flight controllers will command four engine burn maneuvers in four days

  • Updates will be provided following each maneuver via @int_machines on Twitter

Launch Countdown

  • Countdown to launch broadcast begins

  • Streamed content includes mission education, company overview, and an introduction to the incredible humans making a robotic return to the Moon

Launch Broadcast

  • Launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida

  • Intuitive Machines Nova Control

Lunar Orbit Insertion

  • Intuitive Machines flight controllers will command Nova-C's main engine burn to place the spacecraft into lunar orbit

Landing Maneuvers

  • The last 60 seconds before touchdown

  • Descent Orbit Insertion​

  • Powered Descent Initiation

LIVE BROADCAST

DATA SIMULATION TRACKER

 
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Payloads

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Lunagram

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Jeff Koons Art Cube

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ILO-X

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Lunagram

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NDL
NDL

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LN-1

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Rolses

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NDL

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