NASA 'Drops' Next Generation Robotic Lander During Autonomous Tests
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.
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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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