New lunar lander test sparks grass fire at NASA

New lunar lander test sparks grass fire at NASA
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Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 3:08am

Grass fire was connected to: Project Morpheus

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a  new lunar lander that NASA workers were testing apparently sparked a grass fire this afternoon on the grounds at the Johnson Space Center, officials said.

The fire erupted about 2:40 p.m. in an empty field near Saturn and 2nd Street at the space center, officials said.

It was brought under control within about two hours. There were no reports of any injuries, officials said.

To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7590968.html

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