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Re: NASA Langley Research Center Mars Plan
« Reply #20 on: 10/19/2016 08:56 PM »
Oli provided the study article above at this link:
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20160006324.pdf

Ah I thought that was old - confused as to why the SpaceReview article depict and describes a biconic craft while the study describes entirely a lander with a deploy-able heat shield?

wondering the same thing, maybe the SpaceReview folks took additional artistic license?
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Re: NASA Langley Research Center Mars Plan
« Reply #21 on: 10/19/2016 10:51 PM »
Oli provided the study article above at this link:
https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20160006324.pdf

Ah I thought that was old - confused as to why the SpaceReview article depict and describes a biconic craft while the study describes entirely a lander with a deploy-able heat shield?

wondering the same thing, maybe the SpaceReview folks took additional artistic license?

Maybe the concept has been updated and refloated... everybody and their brother seems to have a Mars plan these days.
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Re: NASA Langley Research Center Mars Plan
« Reply #22 on: 10/20/2016 02:21 AM »
The Langley study with deployable heatshield is older. Newer work by Langley is represented in that article.
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Re: NASA Langley Research Center Mars Plan
« Reply #23 on: 10/20/2016 04:25 AM »
The Langley study with deployable heatshield is older. Newer work by Langley is represented in that article.

Cool. Do you perchance have a link to the newer Langley work? (not to a popularization of it but to the actual work)
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