Friday, 30 May 2014

Morpheus makes first night landing

Spacecraft lifting off at night are a beautiful sight, but equally impressive is when one lands in the dark under its own power. NASA’s robotic Morpheus prototype planetary lander did both of those in its first night-time free flight at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which included an autonomous landing in an artificial lunar landscape... Continue Reading Morpheus makes first night landing

Section: Space

Tags: Autonomous, NASA, Prototype, Robotic, Spacecraft, Unmanned

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