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NASA’s Mars Landing Idea Will Take To The Air In June

So what does an agency like NASA do after making a daring new type of landing with the Mars Curiosity…

7 years ago

JPL Tests Big with a Supersonic Parachute for Mars

"You wanna go to Mars, you wanna go big? Then you gotta test big here," says mechanical engineer Michael Meacham,…

8 years ago

Foom! Flaming Rocket Sled Tests Parachute For Mars Spacecraft

Watch the video above to the two-minute mark (and beyond) and we guarantee a brilliant start to your Friday. "Enter…

8 years ago