April 11, 2021
Science News

Critical aeroshell guards NASA’s latest Mars rover – Yahoo News

NASA’s Perseverance will arrive on Mars next week to collect rocks, a key step in determining whether life existed there. Lockheed Martin’s Dave Scholz, principal engineer of the mission’s aeroshell, explains the protective technology. (Feb. 11)
Video Transcript
DAVE SCHOLZ: This is the 10th aeroshell that we’ve built for a Mars mission for NASA. We’ve been involved with every successful landing on Mars to date. The aeroshell’s critical because the lander would not be able to survive that environment…

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