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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