Thursday / 30 August 2012

‘Mighty Eagle’ Soars Again

Prototype Lunar Lander Completes Another Successful Test Flight At NASA Marshall SFC; Vehicle Navigated Autonomously Flying On Pre-Programmed Flight Profile For 35-Second Run; Flew To 30-m Altitude, Identified New Landing Target 30m Away, Took Pictures, Processed Images & Landed Safely; This Begins New Series Of Flights Testing Lander’s Autonomous Rendezvous & Capture Abilities

Image Credit: NASA, Angry Birds