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View Full Version : Mars ‘Sky Crane’ Revisited? Rover Prototype Drops To Ground Safely In European Tests



Fraser
2014-Jul-07, 03:50 PM
How do you land a machine on the Red Planet? Appears that the answer keeps changing as engineers get smarter about solving the problem. Over the years, NASA has experimented with approaches ranging from soft landings to inflatable airbags to the famous “Sky Crane” that landed Curiosity on Mars in 2012. And in this video […]

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