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ARCHIVE: Our World: How Do You Get a Plane to Mars?

ARCHIVE: Our World: How Do You Get a Plane to Mars?

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Airplanes cannot fly to Mars, so how do you get a plane to Mars so it can soar above the surface and collect interesting data about the Martian atmosphere? The ARES mission proposed ways to send an unmanned vehicle to Mars to explore the surface of Mars. While ARES is no longer an active mission, its design and planning developed innovative technologies.

Published on: March 19, 2013

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NASA, NASA eClips, Our World, NIA, Mars, aeroshell, airplane, aeronautics, atmosphere, friction, elementary, education, video, NGSS, ARES, aerial, robotic, Joel Levine,SEP1, questions, problems, SEP2, models, SEP6, explanations, solutions, 3-5 engineering