NASA tests Morpheus lander at JSC

HOUSTON

NASA ran a 70 second test flight of its Morpheus lander at Johnson Space Center. The lander was connected to a crane and made a successful hover test.

NASA will send Morpheus to Kennedy Space Center for more ground testing before it makes a free flight.

NASA describes Morpheus as a prototype for future space vehicles that could be sent to various destinations in our solar system. The lander has undergone a year of testing at Johnson Space Center.

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