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Our World: Altair Lunar Lander [Archived]

Our World: Altair Lunar Lander [Archived]

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In this NASA eClip, learn all about a past lunar lander, Altair. Altair was designed to carry astronauts from Orion to the moon and back. The original design also would have housed the crew while they are on the moon.

[Archived 2014 - Not all missions make it from design to launch. These archived videos describe missions that that would have taken humans back to the moon and unmanned aerial vehicles to Mars. While the actual missions were aborted, the technology and science behind the missions pushed innovation to new levels.]

Published on: March 11, 2013

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