Google+ SpaceTravelFoundation: The NASA's lander Morpheus uses hazard detection system to land safely in dark

June 3, 2014

The NASA's lander Morpheus uses hazard detection system to land safely in dark

Credit image: +NASA / Mike Chambers



NASA demonstrated that it can land an unmanned spacecraft on a rugged planetary surface in the pitch dark in a May 28, 2014 free-flight test of the Morpheus prototype lander and Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology, or ALHAT