Yesterday’s Morpheus Lander Test At KSC Succesful

By  //  April 24, 2014

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ascended more than 800 feet

ABOVE VIDEO: A free-flight test of the Morpheus prototype lander was conducted today at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The 98-second test began at 3:20 p.m. EDT with the Morpheus lander launching from the ground over a flame trench and ascending more than 800 feet at a peak speed of 36 mph.

BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLORIDA – As the dust settles the Morpheus prototype lander emerges from yet another successful free flight test.