Prototype Lander Lands On Simulated Moon Terrain | Video

NASA's Morpheus lander logged a 98-second test flight on April 24th, 2014. As a test, Its Autonomous Landing and Hazard Avoidance Technology (ALHAT) calculated navigation solutions in flight, but the landing data was pre-programmed.

Crash Landing During First Free Flight | Video

In May 2014, the ALHAT will 'take the stick' to divert away from a mock unsafe landing point.

credit : NASA / JSC