LDSD Update

Here is the The launch tower that will help the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator test vehicle to a balloon.  Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Here is the The launch tower that will help the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator test vehicle to a balloon. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) launch has been put off until some other time after 14 June (Saturday) due to weather.

Launching is not as easy as just waiting out the weather. This from NASA’s LDSD Launch Status Updates: “NASA will research range availability for the coming weeks and the costs associated with extending the test flight period for launching LDSD’s high-altitude balloon and test vehicle, with programmatic decisions required to proceed.”.

 

 

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