Viewings: 3230Developed by NASA lunar landing module "Morpheus" crashed during a test tests conducted on Thursday at the site at Space center Kennedy in the U.S. state of Florida.
During the test flight is about 12:40 local time (20:40 Moscow time) missile platform for unclear reasons deviated from the planned trajectory, and crashed to the ground. The wreckage of the machine caught fire, after which the explosion occurred.
The device is off, however, because of the technical problems could not continue stable flight. As a result of incident nobody has suffered, the staff of fire service test complex extinguished the arisen fire. Engineers Agency has started investigation of the reasons of the accident.
Works on creation of the automated cargo landing module for lunar expeditions began in NASA two years ago. As fuel Morpheus" uses relatively cheap and safe oxygen and methane. Last week, the device was tested on earth enabled engines, according to ITAR-TASS.
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