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NASA's 'Mighty Eagle' Robotic Prototype Lander Finds Its Target, NASA

"NASA's "Mighty Eagle" successfully found its target during a 32-second free flight Aug. 16 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. This small, versatile robotic lander prototype demonstrates technologies applicable for the final descent of an autonomous controlled landing on the moon, asteroids or other celestial bodies."

Masten Video: Xombie 650m Mars EDL Divert Trajectory, Masten,

"Building on the success of the 500 meter downrange flight on July 25, we're excited to announce the completion of a flight that reached 476.5 meters in altitude and translated 650 meters downrange on August 9, 2012."

NASA's Morpheus Lander Crashes During First Free Flight Attempt, Earlier post

"During its first attempt at free flight today at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA's Morpheus lander crashed and caught on fire."

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