View Full Version : Development Problems May Delay Mars Science Laboratory Mission

2008-Feb-28, 10:40 PM
NASA's over budget Mars Science Laboratory mission, scheduled for a 2009 launch, may be delayed due to problems with the atmospheric re-entry shield design. A new shield will cost up to $30 million, adding to the $1.8 billion price tag, $165 million more than planned. The mission uses innovative landing technologies and is powered by [...]

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