Nasa to conduct Mars 'flying saucer' test on Earth (12)

Times of India 2014.06.11 18:05
AP | Jun 11, 2014, 05.26 PM IST LOS ANGELES: The US space agency, Nasa, is getting ready to launch a "flying saucer'' into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars. For decades, Nasa has depended on the same parachute design to slow spacecraft after they enter the Martian atmosphere.
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