NASA prototypes a drone aircraft

No, you’re not looking at a very sophisticated boomerang — that may be the first aircraft to fly the Martian skies. NASA has revealed that it’s building a prototype for Prandtl-m (Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Land on Mars), a glider drone that would launch from a descending rover and survey landing sites for the eventual manned mission.

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More information: http://www.engadget.com/2015/06/30/nasa-prototypes-mars-aircraft/

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