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Real World: Computer Simulations - Turning Complex Ideas Into Solvable Equations

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How does NASA test ideas, like the Mars Helicopter, before they are even built? Find out more about this revolutionary helicopter and how NASA uses mathematical modeling to turn complex ideas into solvable equations that help shape future missions.

Published on: June 12, 2019

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