Gulf News 2014.06.29 14:30
Despite the parachute failure, Nasa was satisfied with the $150m test
Washington: Nasa sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky on Saturday
to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled
when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.
The test began when the US space agency attached its Low-Density Supersonic
Decelerator vehicle to a helium balloon the size of a football field, the
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