Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator Prepared For Second Flight Test

The second flight test of NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) will be attempted on Tuesday, June 2, launching a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle into near-space from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. At launch time, a giant balloon will carry the test vehicle to an altitude of 120,000 feet. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/low-density-supersonic-decelerator-prepared-for-second-flight-test-0

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