Jeff Foust on SpaceNews has a story on the new target for ULA’s Vulcan Centaur launch:

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VEGAS — United Launch Alliance now plans to launch its first Vulcan Centaur rocket on Christmas Eve, carrying a commercial lunar lander.

The company announced Oct. 24 that the launch of the Cert-1 mission, the inaugural flight of the Vulcan Centaur, is scheduled for Dec. 24 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The mission will carry Peregrine, a commercial robotic lunar lander developed by Astrobotic, as well as a payload from space memorial company Celestis that will remain attached to the rocket.

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[24 Oct 2023] ULA sets Christmas Eve launch date for first Vulcan Centaur
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