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NASA 'Drops' Next Generation Robotic Lander During Autonomous Tests
11.16.09
 
Kimberly Newton
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.
256-544-6162
Kimberly.D.Newton@nasa.gov

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The robotic lunar lander test article is released from its hoist, while simultaneously receiving a command to activate it’s onboard thrusters to carry it to a controlled landing using a pre-programmed descent profile. (NASA/MSFC/David Higginbotham)


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