NASA Spinoff Database: Getting to the Point in Pinpoint Landing

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1998
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-55
Category: Transportation
Origin: Spacecraft Landing System

Assisted by Langley Research Center's Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, IntegriNautics has developed a commercialized precision landing system. The idea finds its origins in Stanford University work on a satellite test of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, where Stanford has designed a new high-performance altitude-determining hardware.

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Page Number in Published book: 56

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