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Inflatable heat shield is a 'huge success' that could land humans on Mars, says NASA |  CNN

Inflatable heat shield is a ‘huge success’ that could land humans on Mars, says NASA | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived – and NASA officials considered it a “huge success”. The technology …

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Inflatable heat shield is a 'huge success' that could land humans on Mars, says NASA |  CNN

Inflatable heat shield is a ‘huge success’ that could land humans on Mars, says NASA | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived – and NASA officials considered it a “huge success”. The technology …

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The heat shield that could land humans on Mars is hitchhiking in space |  CNN

The heat shield that could land humans on Mars is hitchhiking in space | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a polar satellite designed to improve weather forecasting was launched early Thursday, an experimental heat shield followed. It could land humans on Mars. The two separate missions were both launched aboard a …

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NASA Inflatable Heat Shield Survives Atmospheric Fire Test - IGN

NASA Inflatable Heat Shield Survives Atmospheric Fire Test – IGN

NASA has successfully flown an inflatable heat shield into Earth’s atmosphere, part of a technology demonstration that could one day help land spacecraft safely on the surface of Mars and beyond. Since the advent of manned spaceflight, scientists and engineers have grappled with the inherent dangers of atmospheric re-entry. Without sufficient protection, the extreme aerodynamic …

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