VIDEO | G-FOLD Diversion Test

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Using a Masten Xombie launch vehicle, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory tested its G-FOLD system. G-FOLD, or Fuel Optimal Large Divert Guidance Algorithm, autonomously selects an alternate landing site for a rocket. The test took place Sept. 20, 2013 at the Mohave Air & Space Port in Mojave, Calif. Credit: NASA JPL