Watch NASA to Launch Mars ‘Flying Saucer’

NASA is preparing to test its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) technology Monday, after several weather-related delays. The flying saucer-shaped system is scheduled to lift off from the Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, and the launch attempt will be streamed live. Since the goal of the new braking technology is to…


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