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The first private US mission to the Moon is leaking fuel.

Today’s successful launch of the NASA-funded Astrobotic’s Peregrine lander might have made it the US’ first lunar touchdown since 1972. But an “anomaly” kept Peregrine from properly orienting after separating from the launcher, reported The New York Times.

“The team developed and executed an improvised maneuver to reorient toward the Sun,” the company stated in a post, before admitting a propulsion system failure may put the Moon out of reach.