NASA tests Supersonic Parachute for Mars 2020 mission

Posted on:22 Nov 2017 09:20:07
NASA tests Supersonic Parachute for Mars 2020 mission
22 November 2017 Current Affairs: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully tested supersonic landing parachute that will be deployed in its Mars rover mission set to launch in 2020.

The mission will rely on a special parachute to slow spacecraft down as it enters Martian atmosphere at over 5.4 kilometers per second.

It was first of several tests in support of NASA's Mars 2020 Mission.

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