Thinking about it, it is small enough to be accelerated by the Mass Drivers. It would make sense that they could have been used as a orbiter taxi / transport.
It is also used to escape Titan, of course that could have been part of Syd's modifications.
In theory based on the weak atmosphere and gravity the moths could have been able to escape orbit assuming that any combustible fuel could have been obtained or stockpiled. (I blame The After Dark)* Whether the Misopians could have propelled a space vehicle after reaching space that remains to be imagined.
* As well as the factions to busy indulging in their. . .
News Bulletin: Flyer found dead after publicly insulting factions! A Klamp-G representative had this to say, "While we are not responsible for this outrageous tragedy, you can consider this. You. Have. Been. WARNED."