Reply to post: Re: They're looking at this now?

NASA tests supersonic parachute, to help us land on Mars

John Mangan

Re: They're looking at this now?

Aren't the parachutes needed for the projected larger payloads to be delivered to Mars?

For the smaller ones they've been using sub-sonic parachutes and bouncing balls; and of course the sky-crane for Curiosity.

Or am I way off beam?

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