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ExoMars parachute deployment

ExoMars parachute deployment


Date: 29 March 2018
Satellite: ExoMars 2020
Copyright: ESA/I. Barel

The deployment of the large 35 m-wide parachute of the upcoming ExoMars mission was tested in a low-altitude drop test earlier this month. Following the deployment of a 4.8 m-wide pilot parachute, the main 35 m-diameter parachute is extracted. The main parachute is not yet fully inflated in this image.

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Last Update: 1 September 2019
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