I got to write about a *literal* flying saucer for work yesterday. https://www.space.com/nasa-inflatable-flying-saucer-mars-heat-shield-reentry-test
Will #LOFTID bring us to #Mars? It's early stage technology but the hope is it will allow for much, much larger payloads than #Curiosity or #Perseverance, perhaps even including human missions.
@galaxyrise Indeed and congrats to them. I still get a thrill seeing stuff happen on video, in real, time IN SPACE all casual like
@howellspace this was amazing to watch and learn about. I can't wait to see all the different applications that will made possible by this technology.
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@howellspace the separation looked so cool!! And then to see the splashdown footage ! Very happy for the mission team!