Share on StockTwits

After several weather delays, NASA will try to launch a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere Saturday to test technology that could be used to land on Mars. The attempt off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai will test the disc-shaped vehicle and a giant parachute. The test at the Kauai military range has been postponed several times since June 2 because of winds. The low-density supersonic decelerator, as it’s officially known, will ascend into the skies dangling from a gargantuan balloon filled with helium.



“NASA Will Try Again To Test ‘flying Saucer’ Vehicle” is categorized as “science and technology”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top of this page.

Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades via Email - Stay on top of analysts' coverage with Analyst Ratings Network's FREE daily email newsletter that provides a concise list of analysts' upgrades and downgrades. Click here to register now.