Supersonic Parachute for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Is Go


Watch as NASA tests a new parachute for landing the Mars 2020 rover on the Red Planet. On Sept. 7, NASA’s ASPIRE project broke a record when its rocket-launched parachute deployed in 4-10ths of a second—the fastest inflation of this size chute in history:

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  1. I was watching cody's Lab where he replicated the mars environment by creating a near vacuum environment. He then had a fan blow toward a feather. The feather didn't move. If this is the case, how would a parachute be moved by wind or even work on Mars?

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