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Propulsive Descent Technology (PDT) Original Content

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Propulsive Descent Technology (PDT) Original Content
Current technology does not support Mars human missions due to limitations in capability to land high mass support hardware. If we want to send people to Mars, we need to provide a new propulsive descent capability that extends to supersonic speeds and is applicable to human missions. More »

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