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Mars Science Laboratory MSL parachuste test is the largest ever built to fly on an extraterrestrail mission.

Dominic Hart2009-04-08

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) parachuste test in the NASA Ames 80x120ft Subsonic Wind Tunnel at Moffett Field, Calif. (TR #22 - Phase 6) is the largest ever built to fly on an extraterrestrail mission. This image shows the qualification-test parachute beginning to open a few seconds after it was launched from a mortar into an 80-mile-per-hour (36-meter-per-second) wind.

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  • Title: Mars Science Laboratory MSL parachuste test is the largest ever built to fly on an extraterrestrail mission.
  • Creator: Dominic Hart
  • Date Created: 2009-04-08
  • Owner: ARC
  • Album: edrobin1
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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