I got to write about a *literal* flying saucer for work yesterday. space.com/nasa-inflatable-flyi

Will bring us to ? It's early stage technology but the hope is it will allow for much, much larger payloads than or , perhaps even including human missions.

@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.


@JJBG Thanks! Agreed, this might be useful for a lot of things besides Mars landings!

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