Hawaii Says ‘Aloha’ to NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator

Kauai HI (SPX) May 03, 2015

The second test vehicle for NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project arrived April 25 at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. The vehicle now will undergo final assembly and weeks of testing prior to its scheduled experimental flight set for early June. The flight will test two cutting-edge technologies for braking Mars spacecraft.

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