Space ... the final Kiwi frontier.
The first lunar mission to have ever taken off from New Zealand is about to enter the Moon's orbit.
Rocket Lab, a New Zealand/US venture, launched Nasa's Capstone micro-satellite on an Electron rockets from Mahia back in June.
All going to plan, Nasa is now looking to put a small space station into the same orbit as a precursor to returning astronauts to the Moon -- women, this time, or else people of colour.
Rocket Lab communications manager Morgan Bailey spoke to Corin Dann.