HOUSTON — After two weeks of uncooperative wind conditions at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, NASA is suspending efforts to test launch a disk-shaped craft for the demonstration of technologies intended to greatly increase the payload mass that can be landed on the Martian surface. The June 12 announcement from Mark Adler, NASA’s Low Density Supersonic Decelerator mission project manager, and Ian Clark, the principal investigator, followed a half-dozen ...
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