Descending at an Angle Could Be Key to Landing Heavier Craft on Mars | Digital Trends

ow to land on Mars – a primer.

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One of the challenges of landing on Mars is getting a lander onto the surface safely: The heavier the craft, the more difficult a safe landing is to achieve. Scientists propose using retropropulsion engines and angling the craft to create a pressure differential to land heavier crafts in the future.

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