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NASA Scientist Develops New Aerodynamic Plane to Test Land on Mars

NASA has developed its first boomerang shaped aircraft to lan on Mars surface in its lookout for future landing sites on Mars, which will be sent later this year. The prototype spacecraft buillt with Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design called Prandtl-m will be launched from a high altitude of 100,000 feet altitude to replicate the surface conditions similar on the Red ...

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Safe Landing Drone in Emergency is All That Matters Now: Researchers

Amid reports and fears of using drones, new safety measures have come under radar and the University of Zurich team under Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, has developed a system to answer all safety concerns. The prblems faced by drones could be running out of power, crash land requirement, finding safe-landing spot, executing safe-landing procedure, among others. Moreover, potential crash landing situations ...

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44 Years Ago Today Apollo 14 Touched Down on Moon

On Feb. 5. 1971, the Apollo 14 crew module landed on the moon with Captain Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (USN), commander; Major Stuart Allen Roosa (USAF), command module pilot; and Commander Edgar Dean Mitchell (USN), lunar module pilot, said NASA. NASA Released a photo that shows Shepard stands by the Modular Equipment Transporter (MET), a cart for carrying around tools, ...

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Rosetta spacecraft’s robot to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko today

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will oversee its robotic arm to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko today to probe its surface, said the space agency. The Rosetta mission’s Philae lander is scheduled to touch down on the comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Wednesday at 10.35 a.m. (EST). If all goes as planned with this complex engineering feat, it will be the ...

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