View Full Version : NASA Deems Flying Saucer Test A Success Despite Failed Parachute

2014-Jun-30, 02:50 PM
Although the parachute didn’t pop out during a flight test this weekend of NASA’s flying-saucer shaped prototype spacecraft for future Mars exploration, the agency says the so-called Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator performed to expectations. In an update released yesterday (June 30), one day after the craft made a hard landing in the Pacific, the agency noted […]

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