NASA’s “flying saucer’ Aced its Flying Test

August 12, 2014 12:03 PM

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NASA’s “flying saucer’ Aced its Flying Test

A Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, commonly referred to as NASA's flying saucer was assembled by NASA's scientists and engineers at La Cañada's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The technology used in this device is a part of NASA's attempt to try and protect its spacecraft during landings in space.

Also read: SpaceX Launches 1st Private Rocket from Historic NASA Pad — Then Sticks a Landing

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