NASA’s Project Morpheus test flight – Success

Project Morpheus - NASA JSC

Project Morpheus – NASA JSC

NASA scored a win yesterday as their Morpheus Lander prototype successfully flew without a tether. Morpheus is being designed to land on the moon, Mars and even asteroids.

This successful test took place as the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility.

Project Morpheus website

Last year’s free flight test didn’t go quite as well. Glad they worked out the bugs!

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