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NASA’s ‘Flying Saucer’ Mars Lander Splashes Down in the Pacific
With the exception of a parachute malfunction, the LDSD aced its second flight test.
NASA Claims a Successful Test for Its Warehouse-Sized, Mars-Bound Parachute
The agency's "flying saucer" landing system debuts 200,000 miles above the Pacific Ocean.