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Inside NASA Mars Mission: Proper Parachuting | EE Times via @eetimes

NASA has some of the best engineering and science minds and the most advanced technologies available in science and electronics. They can also pack a mean parachute. A parachute bound for Mars and back, no less. Recently (Aug. 26) I learned about the parachutes on Orion spacecraft, part of NASA's mission to Mars, when I and other reporters were witness to NASA's successful parachute testing at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (Yuma, Ariz.). Here's what I saw. Orion is the most advanced spacecraft ever flown, and its parachutes have been designed with a safe return of the astronauts from exploration missions in mind. The Orion Crew Module weighs more than 21,000 pounds; the parachute system is being engineered, refined and tuned to safely slow this heavy capsule down from 450 ft/sec to about 20 mph by the time it reaches the ocean or the ground in this case in Yuma, AZ at the ...

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