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NASA seems to have borrowed a few ideas from science fiction - or from aliens - as it prepares to flight test a ‘flying saucer’ on Wednesday.
The inflatable LDSD - Low Density Supersonic Decelerator - will be tested at above the speed of sound high in Earth’s atmosphere this week.
The vehicle isn’t intended to carry astronauts however - or to fly past lonely weirdos on country roads - it’s a giant inflatable brake.
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