Future Missions : near - Earth Asteroids * Lagrange points * The Moon * The Red Planet Mars * Deep Space destinations

The NASA Pathfinder
Exploration Flight Test 1 planned for 2014 Which will be Launched By The SLS or TheSpace Launch System

 

 

 

The NASA Pathfinder

The NASA Pathfinder is an evolutionary serie Solar - and fuel - cell - system - powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle . AeroVironment Inc. developed the Vehicle under NASA's Environmental Research Aircraft and Sensor Technology ( ERAST ) program . It was built to develop the Technologies that would allow long - term, high - altitude aircraft to serve as "Atmospheric Satellites " , to Perform Atmospheric Research tasks as well as serve as Communications Platforms .