Second Parachute Fails On Mars Decelerator Flight Test
NASA suffered a second setback June 8 in its drive to develop entry, descent and landing (EDL) technology for an eventual human landing on Mars, with the failure of a redesigned supersonic parachute on a high-speed deceleration flight test off the coast of Hawaii. The second Low Density Supersonic...
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