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I think you are misunderstanding the article. I also think that the name 'Flying Saucer' is a bit misleading. I think referring to it with the actual project name: 'Low Density Supersonic Decelerator' (LDSD) fits better. The concept of this project is that a spacecraft uses a inflatable saucer-shaped balloon to increase its reference area (the surface area ...
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