NASA to Test Saucer-Shaped Spacecraft for Mars Mission

June 3, 2014 7:35 PM

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NASA to Test Saucer-Shaped Spacecraft for Mars Mission

NASA is ready to test a saucer-shaped spaceship, known as the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), in Kauai, Hawaii, on Tuesday.

The results of the test will be critical for the future of a potential mission to Mars, NASA said.

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