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Fraser
2019-Jun-18, 04:30 AM
NASA is testing out a new inflatable heat shield which could enable them to send heavier missions to Mars, as well as Venus and Titan.
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publiusr
2019-Jun-22, 07:37 PM
I seem to remember a concept that looked like a light bulb--with the payload inside the narrow end.