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Mars Science Laboratory Entry Descent and Landing Instrument (MEDLI) 2 (MEDLI2)

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Mars Science Laboratory Entry Descent and Landing Instrument (MEDLI) 2
MEDLI2 will reduce uncertainty in aeroshell TPS response with the potential to reduce TPS mass by up to 130 kgMEDLI2 will reduce uncertainty in supersonic aerodynamic predictions with the potential to reduce the landing footprint size by 30%MEDLI2 fills critical EDL knowledge gaps which represent a technology advancement in EDL More »

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