Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

Uploaded on Monday 28 November 2011


The lunar lander, called a Lunar Excursion Module, or Lunar Module (LM), was designed for vertical landing and takeoff, and was able to briefly hover and fly horizontally before landing. At first glance it seemed that a helicopter could be used to simulate flying the LM, but early test flights proved that it was not even close. Helicopters, or any vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft, are


Language: English

Length: 00:48

Country: United States

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Lunar Landing Research Vehicle by National Aeronautics and Space Administration is licensed under a Creative Commons Public Domain 3.0 License.