View Full Version : Discussion: Ferrari Paint will Fly to Mars

2004-Jan-13, 02:13 AM
SUMMARY: In a silly publicity stunt, Ferrari engineers have decided to see just how fast their paint can go. When the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft launches in May/June 2003, it may be carrying a tiny glass ball painted with Ferrari's signature red paint. When Mars Express arrives at the Red Planet in December, the whole spacecraft (including the paint) will endure tremendous heat as it aerobrakes in the planet's atmosphere.

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