NASA Continues To Prepare For Mars Mission

November 29, 2014 9:41 AM

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NASA Continues To Prepare For Mars Mission

NASA has been designing spacecraft that can send astronauts to Mars, and this week, the will see if their newest project can handle this screeching 20,000-mph re-rentry through the planet’s atmosphere for its first test flight.

It is a very important test; but on Thursday at 7:05 a.m. the unnamed test capsule is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on board the Delta IV Heavy rocket. Then it will begin its four-and-a-half-hour, two-orbit mission, which they have called Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1).

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